It looks like Florida was serious about the Pay for Performance legistation. When I helped out in the classroom about half of the teachers (generally) did not play very well in the sandbox together. Now that Pay for Performance looks to be the future law in Florida the teachers are, Um, not happy.
"I could lose my
teachereducators license if these kids don't make gains," one teacher complained from outside the Tallahassee committee room. "Does this encourage me to keep teaching this challenging kids? It's like spitting in my face." SOURCE
Does this unidentified
If you want to really fix the public school problem then simply get the unions, liberalism and the federal government out of the system. Since I doubt the federal government will get out of schooling we can still try to get the liberals and unions out. That would clean the decrepit state of Florida education.
This could be a very big first step into resolving a serious impediment in Florida schooling.