South Florida and the rest of the state received the first results Friday of the 2013 FCAT tests. Those tests include FCAT 2.0 writing and third-grade FCAT 2.0 reading and mathematics assessments.
Miami-Dade school board member Raquel Regalado discusses the ongoing controversy of “teaching to the test” and the curriculum set to soon replace the FCAT.
A coalition of teachers unions have filed suit against the state and three local school boards over the planned performance evaluation that will assign grades to Florida’s teachers.
Florida lawmakers sent Gov. Rick Scott a far-reaching education bill that undoes a much-lauded bill from three years ago.
Armando Pérez, better known as Pitbull, paid a surprise visit to his former elementary school on Friday morning.
Nearly two million South Florida students will soon be picking up their #2 pencils to take the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, otherwise known as the FCAT. But before the test, it’s important to give your children a healthy, well-balanced breakfast and McDonald’s has decided to help out.
Some South Florida students will need to put on their thinking caps Tuesday – or should that be their writing caps?
Florida’s new education commissioner wants a backup plan in case the anticipated replacement for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, or FCAT, fails to materialize or is delayed.
There is another change coming for students in Florida who are already tired of all the statewide standardized tests they have to take every year. Now, Florida’s schools are adopting uniform academic standards shared with most other states.
On education, Gov. Rick Scott made it clear he supports the notion that all schools – public and private – funded by taxpayers should be held to similar standards.