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For Florida's sake, we need more heroes in classrooms

Mar 01, 2017 - Orlando Sentinel (Florida)

Florida's education system is facing a crisis that will affect our children and our future. Teachers have been leaving schools at alarming rates with no one to replace them.

Low pay and the stress associated with teaching have driven many college students away from the profession, leaving a shallow talent pool of highly qualified teachers. Additionally, Florida TaxWatch research has found that constitutionally mandated class-size limits in Florida have led to higher demand for teachers, r...