Florida Teachers Salaries 47th in the Nation but Scott Wants More Cuts to Schools.

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    Florida teacher salaries headed to No. 47 in the nation - St. Petersburg Times

    But the skinny bald guy running for President thinks that schools have too much money.

    BUT ...

    ... he wants to increase spending on his own staff!

    Gov. Rick Scott unveils budget of deep cuts to spending, taxes - St. Petersburg Times

    Well done, Governor. Education is over-rated anyways!

    :thup:
     
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    Yes, in America, Education IS over rated! People just don't realize how terrible it is.

    You could cut the Education budget 50% and I'd bet you'd get the same results.
     
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    But you know what is under-rated?

    Having enough staff in your own office. You can never have enough of those government employees! :thup:
     
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    It is the race to the bottom so we can compete in the world.
     
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    Well, when it comes right down to it I think even you have to admit that throwing lots of money at education doesn't educate the kids. Now does it?
     
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    And I think you have to admit that the more qualified the teachers are-the higher quality of education people get. I also think you have to admit that the more incentives to give teachers (not the education system as a whole), more qualified people will become teachers.
     
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    Seems to me, if we removed the partisan bitching and actually faced the problems we had with some honesty - and some rational, unemotional, thought... we could probably solve this whole education mess.

    I find it sad that we seem to prefer bullshit to solutions.
     
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    What's really funny is that I know a few teachers that voted for him...talk about voting against your own best interests.
     
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    Or czars....:lol:
     
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    Florida makes a ton of money off the tourist trade and how much education does a person need to work in the tourist trade?
     

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