Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Florida superintendents asking for relief

As the school committees already have done, Florida superintendents are calling for relief from the state mandates around assessment:
The superintendents are urging lawmakers and top education officials to make three changes this school year: Suspend the state’s school grading system as students and teachers adjust to new standards and new online tests. Put the brakes on all consequences for students when it comes to state testing. And start scaling back the percentage of student test scores that are factored into teachers’ evaluations and their salaries.

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