At five schools in as many Florida counties, Gov. Rick Scott stumped the state last week praising teachers and the $2,500 raises he pushed lawmakers to include for them in the $74.5 billion budget.
But strategists say it’s far less certain whether the Republican governor will be able to cash in politically on the raises in his re-election bid next year.
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