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New School Tests Come Under Fire From Florida Senate

Florida’s new school tests have come under fire from both sides in the Senate.

04/01/2015

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Florida May No Longer Hold Back 3rd Graders Who Fail Test

Florida may end the state’s practice of holding back third-grade students who fail standardized tests.

03/25/2015

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Miami-Dade & Broward Suspend New Assessment Test

This week the state is rolling out its new, much debated, Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) tests.

03/02/2015

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FCAT Scores Show Modest Year-To-Year Gains

It’s the first full day of summer vacation, but students are still learning how they fared on the most talked-about test of the year, the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, or the FCAT.

06/06/2014

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Florida Releases Third Grade FCAT Scores

The results are in for Florida’s Comprehensive Assessment Test also known as the FCAT.

05/23/2014

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Computer Glitch During FCAT Testing

Broward’s school district was just one of several districts across the state which experienced problems administering the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) on Tuesday because of a computer glitch.

04/22/2014

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New Test Will Replace FCAT

Students will soon have a new test that will replace the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test or FCAT.

03/17/2014

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State Releases FCAT & EOC Results

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.

CBS Miami–06/07/2013

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State Releases First FCAT Scores

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.

CBS Miami–05/24/2013

Miami-bred rapper Pitbull speaks to students at his former elementary school. (Source: Eleanor Robinson/Dade Schools)

At His Former School, Pitbull Motivates Kids To Ace FCAT

Armando PĂ©rez, better known as Pitbull, paid a surprise visit to his former elementary school on Friday morning.

CBS4–04/06/2013

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