Department Of Education
Fifty-nine percent of Florida students who took the state’s new Algebra exam passed the test that many will need to earn a diploma, according to results released Friday morning.
The battle over teacher evaluations and merit pay takes center stage in Tallahassee Wednesday.
Results from the FCAT reading and writing parts of the test paint a very bad picture for students moving through the Florida school system.
State education officials have now given Miami Jackson Senior High an “A” grade after reviewing an appeal by the school district.
The state of Florida has released its ranking for the 2010-2011 school year and South Florida schools were at the top and bottom of the school rankings.
Florida’s high schools have gotten an “A” for effort when it comes to achieving high marks for the 2010-11 school year.
The state’s school and food nutrition program will be part of the state Agriculture Department starting Sunday.
The Department of Education has picked a Washington, D.C.-based charter school organization to operate a new tuition-free statewide college preparatory boarding charter school for at-risk youth in Miami.
Under a proposed new scoring system, the percentage of students who fail the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) could potentially skyrocket.
Five of South Florida’s highest performing schools were given the title of 2011 National Blue Ribbon School by the Department of Education .