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Will FCAT on Good Friday cause a stir?

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The Gradebook asks a very good question: Will scheduling the FCAT on Good Friday cause more problems than its worth. Scheduling classes on certain religious holidays has proven controversial in some Florida school districts. (Think Hillsborough and Good Friday, or Collier and Yom Kippur, to name but two.) So how much of a mess is the Florida Department of Education going to create by scheduling the 2011 FCAT exams over not one but two holidays? Superintendents in several districts have…

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