Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis approves $800 million to increase teacher pay

Florida is putting a record amount of money toward raising teacher pay.

Speaking at Renaissance Charter School in Wellington on Monday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced he’s approving $800 million from the state’s new budget to increase the average minimum salary of teachers to at least $47,500.

The funding will also raise the pay of veteran teachers.

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