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South Florida School Districts Show Improvement On End-Of-Course Assessments

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – The state’s end-of-course grades are in and school districts in South Florida are being recognized Monday for improved student performance.

Pam Stewart, Commissioner of Education, acknowledged student performance for the EOC assessment in Algebra 1, Geometry, Biology 1 and U.S. History.

Miami-Dade County, according to the Department of Education’s press release, is one of the 13 districts in the state to improve from last year in all four assessment areas released Monday.

In the county, history scores are up 13-percentage points, Geometry scores increased by four percentage points and both Algebra 1 and Biology 1 scores went up three percentage points.

“I am so appreciative of Florida’s teachers and school leaders who have worked incredibly hard this year to improve student performance,” said Commissioner Stewart in the press release. “Their increased focus and dedication will ensure Florida’s students are prepared for success in college, a career and in life.”

In Broward County, scores increased from last year in two of the four assessment areas including U.S. History scores improving by eight percentage points.

Statewide, EOC scores, compared to last year, students improved in U.S. History by 10 percent, followed by a two percent point increase in Biology 1 and one percent increase in both Algebra 1 and Geometry.

For more information, the EOC results are available here.

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