DeSantis Announces $500M To Florida’s Teachers Pay Increases, Top Five in The U.S.

June 24, 2020

By: Staff Report

HIALEAH GARDENS, Fla. – Governor Ron DeSantis announced a bill Wednesday that will take Florida’s average minimum teacher salary from 26th in the U.S. to the top 5.

Desantis made the announcement Wednesday, at the Mater Academy Charter School in Hialeah Gardens at 3 p.m. DeSantis said, “The bill will add $500 million to fund teacher pay.”

DeSantis added, “This is a very big day for teacher compensation.”

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