Gov. Rick Scott’s proposal to raise teachers’ salaries meets skeptical optimism this week around Santa Rosa County.
“I am on the fence. I feel the teachers deserve the raise, but I also feel the funds could be used for other educational programs,” said Kimberly Taylor, a parent of a Holley-Navarre Intermediate School student.
As part of his proposed 2013 state budget, Scott announced Jan. 23 he would recommend all full-time teachers in Florida classrooms receive a $2500 raise.
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