Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test

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Fla. Chooses New Test To Replace FCAT Next Year

Florida is picking a new test to replace the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test that has been a mainstay in the state’s schools for more than a decade.

CBS Tampa–03/17/2014

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Teachers Unions Sue State Over Teacher Performance Evaluations

Teachers unions on Tuesday sued the state and three local school boards over performance evaluations that grade Florida’s teachers on subjects and students they don’t teach, which they called “arbitrary, irrational and unfair.”

04/16/2013

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Florida Adopting Nationwide Education Standards

Florida’s schools are adopting uniform academic standards shared with most other states, but the move is not creating the kind of uproar that’s surrounded some other major changes in public education.

12/25/2012

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Delayed Fla. High School Grades being Released

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida high schools are finally getting their grades.

CBS Tampa–01/04/2012

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Fla. school superintendents oppose FCAT proposal

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The state’s school superintendents are opposing Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson’s proposal to raise scores needed to pass Florida’s standardized test.

CBS Tampa–12/10/2011

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