Mason Classical Academy in Naples, FL rejected Common Core and their 3rd and 5th grade ELA scores on the Florida Standards Assessment were among the best.
Jane Robbins: The Foundation for Florida’s Future wants school accountability ratings that are linked to whether students are deemed “proficient” on the NAEP.
Here is a list of legislation filed filed in 2017 in state houses across the nation dealing with standards, local control, assessments & data privacy.
Despite literally millions of pro-Common Core dollars grassroots anti-Common Core parents scored some impressive victories in the Florida primary elections.
Judge Karen Gievers ordered that some Florida third graders to be promoted where school districts did not allow “a teacher-compiled portfolio.”
Florida parents whose children are being threatened with being retained in 3rd grade after opting-out of the state reading assessment are fighting back.
Four observations about the email exchange U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan had with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush about current Florida Gov. Rick Scott.
The Lee County School Board in Ft. Myers, Florida voted to remove the state end of course exam results from the students’ grades pushing back on state law.
State Senator John Legg (R-Lutz), chair of the Florida Senate Committee on Education PreK-12, filed SB 616 on Monday that according to the press release he sent out will “foster student innovation, creates teacher and school district flexibility, and maintains academic accountability.” “We need better, but fewer, tests. This bill maintains accountability, while creating a much […]
Tampa Bay Times staff writer Jeffery Solochek wrote a brief preview of the Common Core debate to take place in the Florida Legislature next session. Solochek wrote: Lawmakers filed bills in both the House and Senate to halt the standards in 2014, but each died in their first committee without hearing. Gov. Rick Scott and […]