Pam Stewart

Photo Credit Thinkstock

Broward, Dade, Palm Beach County To Resume FSA Testing Thursday

After a calamitous day one, followed by two days of throwing up their hands, South Florida school districts – Miami Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach – will hold their breaths and try again tomorrow to boot up a standardized testing system that bombed out of the gates.

7 hours ago

Student Computer Testing (Source: CBS4)

FSA Testing Canceled Until State Can Guarantee Problems Are Fixed

chool administrators in Miami-Dade and Broward have canceled the computer based Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) test for grades 8-10 Tuesday, however, Education commissioner Pam Stewart told district superintendents via email Tuesday morning that the online tech services have been restored and testing may resume.

03/03/2015

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Governor Scott Orders Less Testing In State’s Public Schools

Governor Rick Scott is suspending a standardized test given to Florida’s 11th graders.

02/18/2015

(Credit: Thinkstock)

South Florida School Districts Show Improvement On End-Of-Course Assessments

The state’s end-of-course grades are in and school districts in South Florida are being recognized Monday for improved student performance.

06/16/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Fla. House Passes School Accountability Revamp

Despite protests from Democrats, the House on Wednesday gave final approval to a school-accountability proposal that includes changes to the state’s school-grading system.

CBS Miami–04/30/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Miami-Dade Gets Special Recognition In New Education Report

Miami-Dade has received special recognition in the 10th Annual Advanced Placement Report to the nation. The county’s school district, along with Manatee County’s school district, were named Advanced Placement (AP) Districts of the Year.

02/11/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Florida Board Of Education Weighs Changes To Common Core

The State’s Board of Education met Tuesday in Miami to discuss, among other things, proposed changes to the Common Core academic standards. It also recognized Alberto Carvalho as the state superintendent of the year.

CBS4–01/21/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Changes To Education Standards Unveiled

The Florida Department of Education has unveiled a list of recommended changes to the state’s learning standards, the next step in an effort to tamp down criticism of the state’s participation in a national set of benchmarks known as Common Core.

CBS Miami–01/14/2014

(Photo Source: www.pmrn.fcrr.org)

Education Commissioner Stewart Looks To Reassure Lawmakers On Test

Education Commissioner Pam Stewart faced tough questions from senators Wednesday as she outlined how the state would move forward on tweaks to its current schools standards and select a new test for students.

01/08/2014

School Generic

Florida Hires New Education Commissioner

Pam Stewart, the interim education commissioner chosen after Tony Bennett’s abrupt resignation in August, has been officially hired as Bennett’s successor.

09/17/2013

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,944 other followers