Legislative leaders in the Sunshine State, calling to pull away from a multi-state partnership preparing new tests for student learning, have set off a round of battles over the future of Florida’s student testing standards.
Changes may be coming to the way your child’s school is graded.
The 2012-2013 school year is all done, and the students’ report cards are old news, so now it’s time for one Florida teacher to be honored with the of the sunshine state’s Teacher of the Year award.
In the wake of personal information for thousands of teachers in training was exposed online, Florida’s Education Commissioner Tony Bennett has ordered a review of data security.
Looking to avoid another botched rollout of school grades this year, the State Board of Education on Tuesday asked Education Commissioner Tony Bennett to appoint a task force to examine the test scores used to calculate the grades.
Florida’s new education commissioner wants a backup plan in case the anticipated replacement for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, or FCAT, fails to materialize or is delayed.
Former Indiana schools chief Tony Bennett begins his job Monday as Florida’s new education commissioner.
There is another change coming for students in Florida who are already tired of all the statewide standardized tests they have to take every year. Now, Florida’s schools are adopting uniform academic standards shared with most other states.
An Indiana school superintendent who lost his re-election bid was selected as Florida’s new education commissioner.
Here are the nominations for the 2012 Grammy Awards, to air on CBS Sunday, February 12.