School grades are out, and the Alachua County Public School District got some bad news. The district grade just dropped to a “B”. The grading system is based off of the past year’s FCAT scores. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman reports officials aren’t too concerned just yet.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/SchoolGradesDropWrapBA.mp3]
Every year, state prison officials look at what third-graders score on standardized tests and use the scores to predict future inmate populations. Children who can’t pass are slated for a prison cell – at 8 years old.