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Placing Accountabilty for the College Remediation Epidemic

Florida children have been conditioned to see that high-stakes tests are the only thing that matters since Jeb Bush launched his school-grade accountability scheme  10 years ago. Yet even with our state’s schools now dominated by a culture of testing,  Bush … Continue reading

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The Alarming Silence on the Remediation Levels Needed by Florida College Freshmen

Ocala Star-Banner editorial page editor, Brad Rogers correctly points out that the number of Florida freshmen who need some sort of remediation is the most crucial – and disturbing piece of education data that no one is talking about: Over half … Continue reading

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Concern Grows for the Number of Florida’s High School Grads Needing Remediation

A proposal to lower FCAT’s cut scores prompted a sharp rebuttal from one prominent member of Florida’s board of education. From GRADEBOOK: They should expect some resistance from at least one board member. John Padget, a retired superintendent, told the … Continue reading

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