Tag: testing

NAEP: Florida’s low-income students among national leaders in math, reading

Low-income students in Florida continue to outpace their peers in most other states, with particularly strong, relative outcomes in some of Florida’s biggest urban districts, according to national test results released this morning. The overall results on the National Assessment of Educational Progress were not flattering for Florida or the[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Testing, tax credit scholarships, Satanists & more

Charter schools. The Plato Academy charter schools in Pinellas are academically knocking it out of the park. Tampa Tribune. Tax credit scholarships. Senate President Don Gaetz, who pushed for stronger accountability and transparency in the program, says in an op-ed that as a former school board member he is “ashamed” of[Read More…]

Florida roundup: Tax-credit scholarships, charter schools, testing and more

 Tax credit scholarships. The bill expanding the program is likely headed to the House floor. More from the Scripps/Tribune. Times/Herald. News Service of Florida. The state should mandate that scholarship students take the state’s standardized science test too. Bridge to Tomorrow. Education activist Rita Solnet tears into the program on the[Read More…]