DeSantis announces $500 million towards teacher pay

Gov. DeSantis announces $500 million for educators

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced a bill Wednesday that will take the average teacher pay from 26th in the nation to 5th.

DeSantis said the bill will add $500 million to fund teacher pay to the minimum earners in public and charter schools. One hundred million dollars will be allocated to the more experienced teachers making more than the minimum salary.

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