Lawmakers Question Study On New School TestLawmakers from both sides of the aisle have raised sharp questions about a study that Florida Department of Education officials say validated the state's controversial new standardized test for public-school students.
FDLE Closes School Testing Cyberattack InvestigationThe FDLE’s investigation into a cyberattack on school testing systems last March has been closed.
Florida's New Public-School Test Found ValidA new study found Florida's high stakes school testing millions of school children is valid.
Florida Still Investigating Cyberattack On School TestingThe cyberattack on school testing systems from nearly six months ago is still fresh on the minds of Florida officials as students are streaming back into school this month.
No Public Explanation On Florida Testing CyberattackFlorida's top law enforcement agency is still investigating a cyberattack on the state's testing system with no public explanation as of yet.
Technical Glitches Stall State Standardized TestingIt's another 'fail' for the state of Florida's new computer-based standardized tests.
House Unanimously Approves Testing BillThe House approved a bill that would lower the amount of tests given at Florida public schools.
State Investigating Cyber-Attack On FSA Testing SystemSouth 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).
Broward, Dade, Palm Beach County To Resume FSA Testing ThursdayAfter a calamitous day one, followed by two days of throwing up their hands, South Florida school districts - Miami Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach – will hold their breaths and try again tomorrow to boot up a standardized testing system that bombed out of the gates.
FSA Testing Canceled Until State Can Guarantee Problems Are Fixedchool administrators in Miami-Dade and Broward have canceled the computer based Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) test for grades 8-10 Tuesday, however, Education commissioner Pam Stewart told district superintendents via email Tuesday morning that the online tech services have been restored and testing may resume.
Miami-Dade & Broward Suspend New Assessment TestThis week the state is rolling out its new, much debated, Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) tests.
Florida Gov. Scott Suspends 11th Grade FSA TestAny parent of a school-aged child knows the amount of testing in schools is intense in the state of Florida, but Tuesday morning, Governor Rick Scott issued an Executive Order to suspend a standardized test for the state’s 11th graders.
Gov. Scott Calls For Scrutiny Of Standardized TestsGov. Rick Scott pledged Monday to review the number of tests being administered to Florida students and to take further steps to rein in the cost of college if he wins a second term in November.