A press aide for Gov. Rick Scott tells the News Service of Florida that the governor finds it “disappointing that not every teacher has gotten their pay raise. We expect districts to do everything they can to get pay raises done as soon as possible.”
The governor sent a letter to all school superintendents urging them to shake a leg, and he asked Education Commissioner Pam Stewart to see what she could do to hurry things along. This kind of blame-shifting is bound to happen when a governor makes promises that he knows — or should know — that he can’t deliver in a nice package tied up with a bow.
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