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 political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.