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  • Central Florida schools investigated for (and some cleared of) cheating

    Central Florida schools investigated for (and some cleared of) cheating
    Two Central Florida schools initially given an "incomplete" on Florida's school report card because of possible testing "improprieties" now have been issued grades. Investigations into FCAT results, and possible cheating, at three other schools continue.
  • Ted Toomer, principal of Lyons Creek Middle School

    Ted Toomer, principal of Lyons Creek Middle School
      Q. As a school principal, what do you spend most of your day doing? The majority of my day is spent being a instructional leader. I spend time looking for ways to improve the teaching and learning at my school. I thoroughly enjoy meeting with...

    Double dose of math helps kids in the short term, but benefits fade quickly, study says

    Double dose of math helps kids in the short term, but benefits fade quickly, study says
    Students required to take two math classes as sixth graders -- because they did poorly on the FCAT math exam -- made gains initially but experienced a "fadeout" once they returned to a regular, one-math-class-a-year schedule, a new study has found. The...

    Orange charter schools both struggle, excel on FCAT

    Orange charter schools both struggle, excel on FCAT
    The release of Florida school grades earlier this month was cause for celebration by some charter schools, including several under management by Charter Schools USA. But the grades were a cause for shock, tears and reflection for a number of other local...

    Bright Futures promises, FCAT, fundraisers: Letters

    Bright Futures promises High-schoolers and parents should take note of Scott Maxwell's Wednesday column, "Bright Futures keep dimming for Florida students." Many parents will get sticker shock over the next several years when they see the ACT/SAT...