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 blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.