Parents Speak Out on Alleged Bullying in St. Johns County Schools

An article was published at 7:00 PM on May 9, 2023, and updated at 7:11 PM on the same day. It is unclear what the topic of the article is as no specific mentions of location or news outlets are given. CLICK TO READ SOURCE Images/Source:

St. Johns County School Board Urged to Approve Teacher Pay Increase by Mediator-Backed Superintendent

The superintendent of St. Johns County has recommended a pay raise for teachers that was backed by a mediator to settle a dispute with the teachers union. Negotiations stalled last year when the union rejected the district’s proposed pay raise. The district’s attorney disagreed with some of the logic used by the mediator, but the superintendent recommended that the board approve the raises. The proposed increase in salary would see the starting teacher salary rise to $48,642 and effective and highly effective teachers increase by $1,522 and $2,029, respectively. The proposal is in response to Florida’s low per-student spending and…

Continue Reading

Parents Unleash Fury Over Multiple School Fights in Northern St. Johns County

Schools in the northern part of the county have had concerning incidents involving fighting, violent attacks, and threats. Multiple schools are affected, including Fruit Cove Middle, Switzerland Point Middle, Bartram Trail High, and Creekside High. Arrests have been made in connection with the threats at the high schools, but concerns about safety at the middle schools continue. Parents are showing up in large numbers at school board meetings to voice their worries and learn what is being done to protect their children. CLICK TO READ SOURCE Images/Source: