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Section 1000.041, Florida Statutes 2004

1000.041  Better Educated Students and Teachers (BEST) Florida Teaching; legislative purposes; guiding principles.--The legislative purposes and guiding principles of BEST Florida Teaching are:

(1)  Teachers lead, students learn.

(2)  Teachers maintain orderly, disciplined classrooms conducive to student learning.

(3)  Teachers are trained, recruited, well compensated, and retained for quality.

(4)  Teachers are well rewarded for their students' high performance.

(5)  Teachers are most effective when served by exemplary school administrators.

Each teacher preparation program, each postsecondary educational institution providing dual enrollment or other acceleration programs, each district school board, and each district and school-based administrator fully supports and cooperates in the accomplishment of these purposes and guiding principles.

History.--s. 27, ch. 2003-391.