A legal challenge to the state’s private-school voucher program has been dismissed.
It appears, following Monday’s technical glitches, that the Florida Standards Assessment test is running smoothly in both Miami-Dade and Broward County.
It’s another ‘fail’ for the state of Florida’s new computer-based standardized tests.
Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday signed a wide-ranging bill aimed at rolling back the number of tests given to public school students, capping off a discussion that saw Florida Republicans ease back at least slightly on a longstanding principle of the state’s education-reform movement.
Florida is placing limits on standardized tests that were first expanded by former Governor Jeb Bush.
The Florida Senate passed a bill that would have students spend no more than 45 hours a year on standardized tests.
Florida’s new school tests have come under fire from both sides in the Senate.
A bill that would allow designated individuals to carry guns in Florida’s public schools suffered a major setback.
A new effort to limit opportunities for Florida colleges to offer four year degrees is underway.
The American Academy of Pediatrics said Monday that, although school drug testing has hypothetical benefits, it opposes the widespread implementation of schools drug testing students.