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Florida legislators under pressure to alter school testing

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For nearly 2 million Florida public school students, the next few weeks could be a crucial moment in their education. The state is undertaking one of the biggest changes in its classrooms since former Gov. Jeb Bush pushed through his signature A+ school grading system nearly 16 years ago. Students will switch this spring to a new test based largely on Common Core standards, and it’s a test that most will do on a computer instead of paper. What happens…

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Save critical services for Florida’s children

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Reposted with permission from Ben Kirby: Any of you who have read this blog with even a modicum of regularity know that I take great pains to keep my professional life a long distance away from the views I express here.  The political commentary I offer on this blog in no way reflects of the beliefs of my employer or colleagues. However, unfortunately I must break with that practice today and talk about my work. There is currently a bill in the Florida…

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Save critical services for Florida’s children

in Statewide/The Bay and the 'Burg by

Reposted with permission from Ben Kirby: Any of you who have read this blog with even a modicum of regularity know that I take great pains to keep my professional life a long distance away from the views I express here.  The political commentary I offer on this blog in no way reflects of the beliefs of my employer or colleagues. However, unfortunately I must break with that practice today and talk about my work. There is currently a bill in the Florida…

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