Tag Archives: standardized testing

Gov. Scott Rejects Common Core Testing Standards

By on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 26, 2013 at 4:18 pm

Gov. Rick Scott announced he wants Florida to determine its own education testing standards and no longer work with PARCC. Alachua County school board member Eileen Roy said parents are tired of the frenzy of ever-changing tests.

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First day of FCAT begins in schools

By on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 15, 2013 at 4:53 pm

The FCAT standardized test begins today in Alachua County schools.

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Teachers coping with standardized tests

By on May 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:35 am

Teachers deal with many challenges every day. The recent fiasco with the FCAT writes scores attests to that. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Lauren Rautenkranz reports, whether it’s new curriculum or dealing with standardized tests, two teachers at different ends of [...]

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Students prepare to face FCAT

By on April 9th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:06 pm

Some Florida tenth graders will be retaking their FCAT’s this week. With the state having increased it’s testing standards, schools are dedicating more time in the classroom to prepare their students. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jillian Baach reports on how one [...]

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