Florida Dept. Of Education Makes Slight Grade ChangesThe good news: Florida's students are working hard, and as a result, few schools needed grade improvements.
Fewer "A" Rated Florida Schools In 2012 Fewer elementary, middle and combination schools received an "A" received an "A" for the 2011 - 2012 school year due to tougher grading standards.
Algebra 1 End-Of-Course Exams Get Mixed Results In S. Fla. Fifty-nine percent of Florida students who took the state's new Algebra exam passed the test that many will need to earn a diploma, according to results released Friday morning.
Florida Releases Third Grade FCAT ScoresThe 2012 FCAT scores are out for Florida third-graders in reading and math, and thanks to revised exams and a tougher scoring system, the scores are predictably low.
Fla. DOE Launches FCAT Call Center, Parent WebsitesThe state Department of Education has launched a new campaign to give parents more information about the new, tougher version of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test and other education issues.
Carol City Teacher A Finalist For Macys Teacher Of The Year Award A Miami-Dade County Public School teacher was in for a pleasant surprise on Friday that started with a fire alarm.
Fla. Superintendents Fail Proposed School Grading ChangesA new grading formula could mean more "F's" for South Florida schools.
State Gives "A" Grades To Broward, Monroe Schools; Miami-Dade Gets A "B"The grades are out for Florida's school districts, and in South Florida, the only districts to get an A report card are Broward and Monroe County. Miami-Dade was rated B, among 23 districts to get that score in results released Monday by the Florida Department of Education.
Florida's High School Grades ImproveFlorida’s high schools have gotten an “A” for effort when it comes to achieving high marks for the 2010-11 school year.
Education Commissioner Wants FCAT Bar Raised The state is considering raising the bar for students who have to take the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test.
Fla. SAT Scores PlummetFlorida’s graduating seniors are not doing themselves any favors if they’re looking towards college. According to the College Board, Florida's SAT scores have dropped to their lowest level in five years.