Legislation that would overhaul Florida’s testing program for public schools was in suspended animation Wednesday, as senators weigh whether to exempt some students in high-level classes from statewide standardized tests.
The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.
The SAT college entrance exam is getting revised.
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.
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.
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.
Florida’s high school students are making progress in college entrance exam scores.
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.
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.