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Governor Charlie Crist

Attorney General George Sheldon and Perry Thurston

Florida Senate Seat 12 Geraldine Thompson

House District 29  Mike Clelland

House District 30 Karen Castor Dental

House District 31 Beilta “B” Grassel

House District 43 Ricardo Rangel

House District 47 Linda Stewart

House District Joe Saunders

School Board District 1 Leah Carius

School Board District 4 Clarence Thacker

School Board District 5 Lynn Dower ( a member of OCEA teaching at Thacker)


OCEA leader: Stop changing teaching standards

Posted on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 12:19 pm
By Ken Jackson
Staff Writer
Teachers just trying to do their national, state and district-mandated jobs is like trying to pin down a moving target, the head of their local union said this week. Apryle Jackson, president of the Osceola County Educators Association, called the latest edict from the U.S. Department of Education, that hopes to improve the pipeline of future teachers by strengthening teacher preparation programs, just another mid-stream change for the industry. Read more.