New School Tests Come Under Fire From Florida SenateFlorida's new school tests have come under fire from both sides in the Senate.
Florida May No Longer Hold Back 3rd Graders Who Fail TestFlorida may end the state's practice of holding back third-grade students who fail standardized tests.
Miami-Dade & Broward Suspend New Assessment TestThis week the state is rolling out its new, much debated, Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) tests.
FCAT Scores Show Modest Year-To-Year GainsIt's the first full day of summer vacation, but students are still learning how they fared on the most talked-about test of the year, the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, or the FCAT.
Florida Releases Third Grade FCAT Scores The results are in for Florida's Comprehensive Assessment Test also known as the FCAT.
Computer Glitch During FCAT TestingBroward's school district was just one of several districts across the state which experienced problems administering the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) on Tuesday because of a computer glitch.
New Test Will Replace FCAT Students will soon have a new test that will replace the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test or FCAT.
State Releases FCAT & EOC ResultsThe Florida Department of Education released more FCAT scores Friday which showed many Florida students continue to struggle with the high-stakes test in reading and math.
State Releases First FCAT ScoresSouth Florida and the rest of the state received the first results Friday of the 2013 FCAT tests. Those tests include FCAT 2.0 writing and third-grade FCAT 2.0 reading and mathematics assessments.
At His Former School, Pitbull Motivates Kids To Ace FCATArmando Pérez, better known as Pitbull, paid a surprise visit to his former elementary school on Friday morning.
Free Breakfast For Students On First Day Of FCATs Nearly two million South Florida students will soon be picking up their #2 pencils to take the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, otherwise known as the FCAT. But before the test, it's important to give your children a healthy, well-balanced breakfast and McDonald's has decided to help out.
Bennett: Fla. Needs 'Plan B' For FCAT Replacement 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.
Scott Says Public, Private Schools Should Face Same StandardsOn education, Gov. Rick Scott made it clear he supports the notion that all schools – public and private – funded by taxpayers should be held to similar standards.
FL Education Commissioner Robinson ResignsJust weeks after Florida Education leaders came under fire for a glitch in the state's school grading system and FCATs, Commissioner Gerard Robinson is calling it quits.
Gov. Scott Envisions Changes To FCAT, Not Florida Health CareReferring to the FCAT on Friday, Governor Rick Scott was clear: "I think it's going to change a lot."