Miami-Dade, Broward Students Improve Third-Grade FSA Reading ScoresCongratulations are in order to third graders in Miami-Dade and Broward public schools and their teachers.
FSA Testing Resumes Day After Technical GlitchIt appears, following Monday's technical glitches, that the Florida Standards Assessment test is running smoothly in both Miami-Dade and Broward County.
Technical Glitches Stall State Standardized TestingIt's another 'fail' for the state of Florida's new computer-based standardized tests.
Senate Bill Looks At Testing FalloutA 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.
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).
Facing South Florida: FSA Testing TroubleOfficials say Florida students have finally been able to take the FSA, the state’s new standardized test.
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 Testing Debate Shifts For RepublicansFor years, debates about holding Florida teachers and schools accountable followed a predictable pattern: Democrats and teachers unions criticized the plans as being too heavily reliant on standardized testing, while Republicans pushed through the plans and insisted that measuring student progress ensures children will learn. This year, the terms of the debate have changed.
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.