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Florida Gov. Rick Scott Friday announced what he’s calling his “major action plan” to help prevent mass shootings like last week’s massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.

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Florida could soon be the first state to require a mental-health expert to be present during police interviews of developmentally disabled suspects or victims.

That’s if lawmakers approve a bill called the Wes Kleinert Fair Interview Act.


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott kicked off a two-day business-recruiting trip in Kentucky Tuesday.

Scott met with Kentucky business owner Chris Yeazel, who’s expanding his 1st Choice Aerospace into Broward County.

“And they made a choice,” Scott said. “They could either expand in Kentucky or they could expand in Florida, and they chose Florida. That means 40 families in Florida are going to have a great job because Florida is a great place to do business.”

Table 3. Districts by lifetime earnings and years to high annual salaries Rank: 98 District: Duval County (FL) Years to adjusted maximum salary benchmark ($68,000): 24 years Adjusted starting salary: $39,059 Adjusted ending salary: $69,427 Adjusted lifeti
National Council on Teacher Quality

UPDATED 11:30 a.m.: This story has been updated with responses from Duval Schools Superintendent Nikolai Vitti.

A new study shows lifetime earnings for Duval County Public School teachers rank among the lowest of the nation’s largest school districts.

According to the report by the D.C.-based National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), the district lands in 98th place out of 125.  

London, Forrest High School, and the Florida National Guard are in the headlines today.