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2008-06-21 09:00:37

By Ronnie Blair, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jun. 21--LAND O' LAKES -- It could have been a time for celebration when Sandra Toner's 10-year-old son, Jacob, conquered the third-grade FCAT reading exam, even if he did it with a minimal passing score. His success, though, came with a price. Jacob's mark on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test was too low for the state to consider him a proficient reader, but high enough to disqualify him from participating in summer programs that could...