This Weeks Most Read News Student testing in spotlight Monday
...On Monday, fifth- through 11th-graders start testing season with math and English Language Arts FSAs being administered through May 8. In March, these students only took the writing component of the English Language Arts test. Latest round of computerized school testing goes 'smoothly,' so far
The issues that plagued students as they took the Florida Standards Assessments writing exams a month ago - such as not being able to log in or being knocked out of tests - did not recur. Gov. Rick Scott signs bill that scales back testing
Responding to a parent-driven charge to scale back testing in public schools, Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday signed legislation to eliminate at least one exam and delay the release of school grades until the other exams are deemed valid. New Florida law will delay school test results for months
If you thought computerized testing would generate quick results, think again. Students taking Florida Standards Assessments exams this week won't get their scores for close to eight months, education commissioner Pam Stewart said Wednesday.