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Student Computer Testing (Source: CBS4)

After Backlash, Florida Puts Limits On Standardized Testing

Florida is placing limits on standardized tests that were first expanded by former Governor Jeb Bush.

04/09/2015

Student Computer Testing (Source: CBS4)

Senate Bill Looks At Testing Fallout

A Senate panel approved a revamped version of testing legislation Thursday, potentially paving the way for an audit of the botched rollout of the state’s new standardized tests and making clear that school districts would be repaid if the state recovers damages from the contractor running the exams.

03/20/2015

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State Investigating Cyber-Attack On FSA Testing System

South Florida students did not encounter any technical issues Monday while taking the state’s new standardized test, however, the state’s top law enforcement agency is investigating testing delays caused by cyber-attacks on a server used to administer the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA).

CBS Miami–03/09/2015

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Fourth Day Of FSA Test Problems In Miami-Dade

Another day of technical glitches as students gave Florida’s new standardized test another shot Thursday morning.

03/05/2015

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Latitude: The Career Test Assessment

Are you a lawyer who doesn’t like the law? Or a school teacher who doesn’t like children? How and why we choose careers is often accidental, dictated by our parents or circumstance. Now imagine taking a test that can see into your future and guide you towards your life’s career path before you’re even out of high school. CBS4’s Cynthia Demos explains.

CBS4–03/13/2014

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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

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Siren Test At Turkey Point Friday

People who live near Florida Power and Light Company’s Turkey Point plant will hear a siren test Friday afternoon and should not be alarmed.

CBS Miami–09/06/2013

The Wanted Play What’s That Song? – Part 1

We put their music love to the test when the guys were in NYC, playing a backstage game of What’s That Song? Here’s what happened in the first round.

01/18/2013

A Miami-Dade County Elections Department voting machine during pre-election testing. (Source: CBS4)

CBS4 Investigates: Does Your Vote Count? The Recount Test

In the sleepy West Coast Florida town of Inverness, as horses graze and Spanish moss hangs still on a breezeless summer day, an elections experiment was about to get underway.

CBS4–10/23/2012

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Merit Pay Bill Taking Shape In Florida Senate

The makings of a showdown in Tallahassee appear to be taking shape as the Florida Senate education committee is set to debate teacher pay.

CBS4–02/01/2011

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