Gov. Signs Bill to Put Florida Teachers at 5th in Nation for Average Minimum Salary

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Wednesday that will put the state's teachers at No. 5 in the nation for average minimum salary.

The bill will give $500 million to the state's teachers, with $100 million for experienced teachers.

DeSantis signed the bill during a news conference at Mater Academy Charter School in Hialeah Gardens.

Florida has been No. 26 in the nation for average minimum salary, DeSantis said.

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