Governor DeSantis Approves Record Increase in Teacher Pay and Signs Comprehensive Legislation to Support Teachers

Press Release
May 9, 2023

MIAMI — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed a landmark package of legislation to support and empower Florida’s teachers, reign in out-of-control unions and school boards, get TikTok out of schools, and protect the integrity of the classroom. Governor DeSantis also announced that he will approve more than $1 billion for teacher pay in this year’s budget, a $252 million increase over the current record. READ MORE