I don't think it should be lost on anybody that a report came out today saying Duval's teachers are some of the lowest paid not only in Florida but in the nation too.
Is there a relationship between the two? You bet your ass there is as the district continues to both marginalize and nickle and dime teachers. The CAST a long and confusing evaluation tool is I believe designed to limit the amount of highly effective teachers and the reason is so the district can save money.
To read more click the link: http://news.wjct.org/post/fdoe-releases-preliminary-teacher-vam-results