Teachers unions resist Florida merit-pay plan

Teachers unions view Florida's new merit-pay plan, which grants 5% bonuses to the top 25% of teachers in a county, as a divisive and a flawed plan. State schools chief Cheri Yecke has told districts that if by Dec. 31 they haven't submitted plans for distributing their share of the $147.5 million available, the unused funds will go to those schools systems that are participating.

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