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.
Teachers Unions Sue State Over Teacher Performance EvaluationsTeachers 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."
Florida Adopting Nationwide Education StandardsFlorida'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.
Delayed Fla. High School Grades being ReleasedTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida high schools are finally getting their grades.
Fla. school superintendents oppose FCAT proposalTALLAHASSEE, 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.