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.