My statement on last night’s passage of HB 7055

Statement from Florida Education Association President Joanne McCall on Passage of HB 7055: Tallahassee, FL ̶ The House Speaker has once again bullied his chamber into casting a vote that jeopardizes the quality of education for [...]

By | February 9th, 2018|General News|

My testimony on HB 7055

January 31, 2018 Testimony on HB 7055 by FEA President Joanne McCall, in front of the Florida House Appropriations Committee: Good morning. I am Joanne McCall, President of the Florida Education Association. I am not [...]

By | February 1st, 2018|General News|

HB 25 A Union Busting Bill

HB 25 a bill crafted by Rep. Plakon -  designed to silence the voices of public school educators across this state.  It is an unnecessary bill not for public good but for political pay back. [...]

By | January 15th, 2018|General News|

5 Things That Must Change to Improve Public Education

If the Florida Legislature wants to do right by our 2.8 million public school students they should follow these five simple steps. 1. Ensure adequate funding - Florida ranks 41st in the nation in per pupil [...]

By | January 14th, 2018|General News|

“Public unions at odds with Florida lawmakers”

Check out this article that was released following our press conference on House Bill 25. FEA partnered with Florida AFL-CIO, SEIU and AFSCME to denounce HB 25, the latest proposal from legislative leadership that seeks [...]

By | December 5th, 2017|General News|

Honoring those that participated in the 1968 Walkout

During last week's Delegate Assembly, we celebrated those that participated in the 1968 teacher walkout. This video explains some of the history behind why the members of FEA left their classroom - and stayed out [...]

By | October 31st, 2017|General News|