By Gary Shiffrin // July 1, 2014 GARY SHIFFRIN: This author cannot think of a more important vote than the recommendation to vote for a 1/2 cent surtax to benefit education. Once again the voters of Brevard will have a choice to make regarding funding our public schools. Read More…
One-half cent sales surtax for critical school facilities renewal, school security and technology upgrades. Would you support the School Board levying a one-half cent surtax on sales in Brevard County, beginning 1/1/15, for a period of six years, to be used exclusively for critical school facility renewal projects, school security and technology upgrades? A needs-based prioritizedContinue Reading
Brevard Save our Students(BSOS) has the following clarification with regards to the half-cent sales surtax ballot language presented at the May 27th School Board meeting:We have worked closely with the district and school board on the ballot wording and concur with the language except for duration of the tax. We are waiting on the resultsContinue Reading
by Richard Smith, President, Brevard Federation of Teachers Billy was doing his very best on the FCAT test. He wanted to make his mom proud of him. She was a hard-working single parent who spent every evening with him to help him have a better life. Read more.
Good news from the Florida Legislature. In some final budget wrangling, the House and Senate settled their differences, and agreed on increased state funding for building and repairs of Florida’s public schools. Read More.