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SAT Getting Makeover

The SAT college entrance exam is getting revised.

03/05/2014

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Education Board Considers Plan To Simplify School Grading

Proposed changes to Florida’s school grading system are nothing more tweaks that don’t address the real problems with an unreliable, untrustworthy accountability system, according to the Florida Education Association.

02/18/2014

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Students Go To Extreme Measures To Get Higher Test Scores

It’s no secret the college admissions process can be stressful for students, especially the dreaded standardized tests like the SAT and ACT, but these days the pressure to perform is greater than ever.

CBS Miami–11/17/2013

Florida Governor Rick Scott made a stop at a Miami school as part of his statewide "Listening Tour". (CBS4)

Gov. Scott Gets An Earful From Miami Students During Listening Tour Stop

Governor Rick Scott visited Southwest Senior High School Tuesday morning. His visit marks the first time he has set foot in a Miami-Dade public school.

CBS4–09/11/2012

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Florida ACT Scores Better Than 2011, But Still Lag Behind Nation

Florida’s high school students are making progress in college entrance exam scores.

CBS Miami–08/23/2012

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Study: Good Handwriting Skills Linked To Good Grades

With the added use of computers, iPads and even spell check one may think that handwriting is a thing of the past, but new research points out a correlation between good handwriting and good grades.

CBS4–01/18/2012

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Fla. SAT Scores Plummet

Florida’s graduating seniors are not doing themselves any favors if they’re looking towards college. According to the College Board, Florida’s SAT scores have dropped to their lowest level in five years.

CBS4–09/14/2011

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