Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test
The Florida Department of Education released more FCAT scores Friday which showed many Florida students continue to struggle with the high-stakes test in reading and math.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Just weeks after Florida Education leaders came under fire for a glitch in the state’s school grading system and FCATs, Commissioner Gerard Robinson is calling it quits.
Referring to the FCAT on Friday, Governor Rick Scott was clear: “I think it’s going to change a lot.”
As the school year comes to a close, the final set of scores from this year’s Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test were released Tuesday and state education officials said the scores are better than they expected but South Florida numbers were lower than the state average in most cases.
The 2012 FCAT scores are out for Florida third-graders in reading and math, and thanks to revised exams and a tougher scoring system, the scores are predictably low.