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MoonRiver Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-21-11 06:09 AM
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53. So happy I only have a little more than 2 months until retirement!
I think these bills will backfire. The best of potential teachers in undergraduate programs will not want to put up with this crap and op to go into other fields.
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  -No more tenure for teachers hired in Florida after July 1st this year. Lose collective bargaining. madfloridian  Mar-18-11 12:53 PM   #0 
  - New teachers will move to states with the best opportunities, or the best test score districts.  L. Coyote   Mar-18-11 12:58 PM   # 
  - I think the teachers' union is going to sue.  madfloridian   Mar-18-11 01:00 PM   #3 
  - k&r  Starry Messenger   Mar-18-11 12:58 PM   #1 
  - Also, No More Experienced North East Teachers Coming Down  remember2000forever   Mar-18-11 01:00 PM   #2 
  - Exactly, why should they come to a state with new punitive stuff for teachers?  madfloridian   Mar-18-11 01:04 PM   #4 
  - My daughter is a teacher at a charter school  RebelOne   Mar-18-11 01:09 PM   #5 
  - I don't know.  madfloridian   Mar-18-11 01:11 PM   #6 
  - Art or PE teacher would not have wanted me in their class  HockeyMom   Mar-18-11 01:40 PM   #7 
  - Yes, it's tragic really.  madfloridian   Mar-18-11 01:52 PM   #8 
  - Since they started calling it LIFO...they won.  madfloridian   Mar-18-11 02:05 PM   #9 
  - There's no state income tax in Florida  Rage for Order   Mar-18-11 02:10 PM   #10 
  - What's your point?  Iris   Mar-19-11 09:57 PM   #49 
  - Reminded of Ravitch's recent comment about benefits envy toward teachers.  madfloridian   Mar-18-11 03:54 PM   #11 
  - The first ten years of teaching is scratching for pennies as you pay off your loans.  Snoutport   Mar-18-11 03:56 PM   #12 
  - That's true.  madfloridian   Mar-18-11 06:03 PM   #14 
  - What's this idiot going to do next? Close the schools?  RagAss   Mar-18-11 03:57 PM   #13 
  - Don't give him any other ideas!  NICO9000   Mar-18-11 06:37 PM   #17 
  - Is the 50% coming out of their salary?  theaocp   Mar-18-11 06:29 PM   #15 
  - 50% of the merit pay apparently. 5% out for retirement.  madfloridian   Mar-18-11 06:42 PM   #18 
  - Elections matter. Everyone needs to vote straight D next year  ecstatic   Mar-18-11 06:36 PM   #16 
  - At some point, the biggest weapon in the arsenal should be brought into the light  Bozita   Mar-18-11 06:42 PM   #19 
  - Maybe it is time to boycott testing.  erodriguez   Mar-18-11 06:56 PM   #20 
  - The onslaught against teachers is sickening.  DirkGently   Mar-18-11 07:21 PM   #21 
  - Is there any way to reverse the damage with the next govenor?  The Backlash Cometh   Mar-18-11 07:29 PM   #22 
  - this is devastating for the teaching profession  Generic Other   Mar-18-11 07:46 PM   #23 
  - It is truly devastating.  madfloridian   Mar-18-11 11:41 PM   #29 
  - I'm just thinkin' if Jerry Brown hadn't won California..  radhika   Mar-18-11 07:54 PM   #24 
  - State Senator Evelynn Lynn wrote in the local paper that  Riley18   Mar-18-11 07:56 PM   #25 
  - Yes, they are patronizing us...and insulting us.  madfloridian   Mar-18-11 08:04 PM   #26 
  - Pondering Legal Implications of Value-Added Teacher Evaluation  mia   Mar-18-11 08:42 PM   #27 
  - I hope you are right. There will need to be some lawsuits.  madfloridian   Mar-18-11 10:17 PM   #28 
     - Consumer Ratings of All Private Sector (CRAPS)  roxiejules   Mar-19-11 01:24 PM   #40 
  - Just listening to Malloy's rant on Rick Scott  Iwillnevergiveup   Mar-18-11 11:56 PM   #30 
  - Yep...it sucks, and it's not only teachers who are being screwed...  KathieG   Mar-19-11 12:22 AM   #31 
  - Raising retirement age for special risk is really bad.  madfloridian   Mar-19-11 12:39 AM   #32 
  - Great. Who in the hell will want to teach in Florida now?? They just destroyed the profession.  RBInMaine   Mar-19-11 07:02 AM   #33 
  - I hope they fight back..this is so wrong..words fail. n/t  Jefferson23   Mar-19-11 10:35 AM   #34 
  - The only way to fight back is to get republicans out of office.  Dappleganger   Mar-19-11 12:32 PM   #37 
     - Trouble is...  madfloridian   Mar-19-11 12:44 PM   #38 
        - Quite true.  Dappleganger   Mar-19-11 12:52 PM   #39 
  - Sickening  paparush   Mar-19-11 11:22 AM   #35 
  - That's it in a nutshell...great post. n/t  Jefferson23   Mar-19-11 02:49 PM   #43 
  - Would you be willing to share that "shared sacrifice" toon?  Bozita   Mar-19-11 02:58 PM   #46 
     - Absolutely!  paparush   Mar-21-11 05:52 AM   #52 
  - Republicans seem to hate children for some reason.  Zorra   Mar-19-11 12:08 PM   #36 
  - So Where are the Protests?  ctwayne   Mar-19-11 01:50 PM   #41 
  - There have been protests. I posted about some of them.  madfloridian   Mar-19-11 01:53 PM   #42 
  - Save our Schools March & National Call to Action, July 28-31, Washington, D.C. & nationwide.  Jefferson23   Mar-19-11 02:54 PM   #45 
  - We can't afford to pay teachers  Aerows   Mar-19-11 02:51 PM   #44 
  - Indeed...wars to fund.  madfloridian   Mar-19-11 09:37 PM   #48 
  - Columnist tells of how confusing the bill is.  madfloridian   Mar-19-11 04:27 PM   #47 
  - What is adequate or exceptional "learning growth?"  Matt Shapiro   Mar-19-11 10:55 PM   #50 
     - You are right about the lack of outrage over collective bargain being lost.  madfloridian   Mar-19-11 11:22 PM   #51 
  - So happy I only have a little more than 2 months until retirement!  MoonRiver   Mar-21-11 06:09 AM   #53 
     - Glad I am already retired.  madfloridian   Mar-21-11 05:42 PM   #54 
 

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