Florida faces increasing teacher shortage in the wake of COVID-19

Florida Education Association (FEA) President Andrew Spar joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss teacher and support staff shortages in Florida that have become worse during the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading

Florida educators prepare for what could be a tough upcoming school year

Teachers and educators have become the targets of political attacks. Some educators believe these attacks are part of a greater goal to privatize education and strip public schools of their funding.

Florida Education Association President Andrew Spar discussed these tactics when he appeared on the AWF Union Podcast. He also talked about hybrid learning during the pandemic, teacher pay and more. Continue reading

Florida educators not prioritized for vaccine despite teaching in-person

Florida has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic as state politicians disregard any recommendations from health experts regarding community spread.

Florida Education Association President Andrew Spar joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to bring attention to the mistreatment of educators in the state and explain what the state’s pandemic situation is like. Continue reading