Education News Archive - June 23, 2006
Miami-Dade Students Dramatically Boost FCAT Scores Using Houghton Mifflin Reading; Students in the Chronically Low-Performing Zone Schools Show Greatest Reading Gains
Results from the 2006 Florida Comprehensive Achievement Test (FCAT) show that Miami-Dade County Public Schools' students made significant reading gains, outpacing student performance statewide, with a marked increase in the School Improvement Zone.
Word of the Day
- A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.