Sunday, April 21, 2013

The Florida Legislatures dogged dismissal of facts and evidence

 "There's going to be merit pay as a part of funding for teachers," Weatherford said when talking about pay raises for teachers.

The main problem with that is study after study says merit pay does not work. Read that again. This means the Florida legislature is bound and determined to put money into something that doesn’t work.

Even for you staunch conservatives who I doubt I would have a difficult time agreeing with the time of day this has got to be a concern for you.

Governor Scott wants the raises to be across the board and the superintendents in Florida, you know the experts in education are against merit pay too.

So what’s the problem?

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