“Does that mean the legislation we just passed was not necessary for us to participate in Race to the Top funding?” she asked. #

The bill’s House sponsor, Rep. Erik Fresen, R-Miami, also said yesterday that teachers would not be paid less, though the bill also does not provide funding for raises. He said the raises would come in the future, when revenue recovers, and that the bill will ensure those raises are based on performance (as determined under a yet-to-be-developed evaluation system based partially on student tests). #

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