Changes to Florida teacher tenure go into effect Friday

06/30/2011 | TCPalm.com (Fort Pierce, Fla.)

Florida teachers starting their careers or switching districts will no longer receive tenure under a new law that goes into effect Friday, and those teachers will now work under one-year contracts. Another new initiative under the law will base half of teachers' evaluations on student test scores. The evaluation system will be used to establish merit-pay plans by July 2014, although current teachers will be able to opt out of merit pay.

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TCPalm.com (Fort Pierce, Fla.)

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