Latest Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test Stories
After "graduating" from foster care into the Children's Home Society of Florida, formerly homeless young woman finally earns her high school diploma through innovative online program with Smart Horizons
FLVA continues to be top-scoring public virtual school in the state JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The K12 Florida Virtual Academy (FLVA) received an "A" from the Florida Department of Education for the 2008-2009 academic year.
FLVA exceeds state averages; continues to be top performing public virtual school in the state JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Students at the K12 Florida Virtual Academy (FLVA) - one of the state's two full-time K-8 online public school programs - posted strong scores on the 2009 Florida Comprehensive Assessment Tests (FCAT), according to results released last week by the Florida Department of Education.
Carnegie Learning, Inc., publisher of research-based math curricula for middle schools, high schools, and the higher education market, today released a research report indicating that Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) results in four Miami-Dade County charter high schools using Carnegie Learning Blended Math Solutions were 14-18% higher than the Miami-Dade County averages over three consecutive years.
By Baggerly, Jennifer Ferretti, Larissa K What is the impact of natural disasters on students' statewide assessment scores? To answer this question, Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) scores of 55,881 students in grades 4 through 10 were analyzed to determine if there were significant decreases after the 2004 hurricanes.
By STEPHANIE WANG When Ruth N. Upson Elementary School finally earned its first A on the FCAT this year, even community members without children enrolled in the Jacksonville school applauded like proud parents.
By TOPHER SANDERS More high school students have requested transfers from failing schools than ever before in Duval County, numbers spurred by having three high-powered magnet schools as transfer options and having, for the first time, three double-F high schools simultaneously.
By Marilyn Brown, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Aug. 1--Q. Why does Florida give school grades? A. Although federal law requires states to test students in reading, writing and math, Florida developed the school grading system with its own rewards and sanctions.
By Adam Emerson, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Aug. 1--For those who want the flexibility and freedom to home school their children, Florida has a few standards for families to follow.
By Marc Freeman, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 24--Eighty-three Palm Beach County schools will receive various levels of support and corrective measures this year to comply with changing Adequate Yearly Progress requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.
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