NAME OF OUR SCHOOLS.TODAY - A GRASSROOTS EFFORT INSTUART HAD TEACHERS ANDPARENTS ALIKE MARCHING TO SENDA MESSAGE.
WPTV NEWSCHANNEL5'S ANDREW LOFHOLM HAS THEBATTLE THEIR WAGING TO GETTALLAHASSEE'S ATTENTION.ANDREW?THEY SAY THAT EDUCATION ISNA HIGH ENOUGH PRIORITY IN THESTATE, AND THEYMAKE IT THE TOP PRIOITY BYNEXT YEAR.<<Royal Palm high schoolteacher Cheyne Seleskicommutes an hour a day, fromSt.
Lucie county to palm beachcounty, to take advantage ofthe lower cost of living tothe north, and the higherwages to the south.
16:01:29My sign kind of explains itall.
It says Texas is 26th inteacher pay.
A state with lowtaxes.
I know Florida isnbig on taxes either butthereshould be 46th.
Randy Ericksonhas a granddaughter in firstgrade in a Florida publicschool.
15:55:20 I came outhere to support the teachersand the students to get morefunding so that our educatiocan be expanded.
MelissaGershman has two jobs.15:57:48 Irealtor, I work at indiantownmiddle school.
15:59:27 It is them, itis really all about them.
Buthow many of us are going tostay?
ThatItroots effort, a non- partisanFacebook group calledReconstruct-ED: A message forGovernor Ron DeSantis.15:53:47 The Facebook grouphas grown to more than 8,000people, hereof them.
They say theremuch testing, teachers arepaid too little, they donwant local control and leaderswho listen.
15:45:45“What wehave right now is childrenthat we canteachers because the schoolsare being handcuffed” Theystarting now to try to gainenough momentum to impactFloridain early 2020.