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  • Keene's Crossing student gets perfect score on three FCAT tests

    Keene's Crossing student gets perfect score on three FCAT tests
    Anthony Kravchenko, who just turned 11, is no stranger to high performance. As a fourth-grader, he got two perfect FCAT scores. This year, as a fifth-grader at Keene's Crossing Elementary, he got perfect scores on three FCAT tests -- science, reading...
  • FCAT's political aim: Privatize schools: My Word

    FCAT's political aim: Privatize schools: My Word
    The Sentinel Editorial Board is appalled that after 16 years of using the FCAT standardized test, the academic performance of Florida's kids remains basically flat ("Schools hit sour notes with FCAT swan song," June 22). The board shouldn't be...
  • State releases school grades for elementary, middle

    State releases school grades for elementary, middle
    School grades are out for Florida's elementary and middle schools. The state Department of Education released preliminary school grades Friday morning that showed more schools earned As but more schools also earned Fs. The grades influence property...
  • Jeb's legacy as governor taking a huge hit

    Scripps Research Institute is in turmoil, there's talk of fracking in the Everglades and Florida is preparing to adopt Utah's standardized tests to assess our students and teachers. Three pillars of Jeb Bush's gubernatorial legacy are crumbling. Jeb...
  • Lake schools record increase in A's, but also in F's, on state report card

    Lake schools record increase in A's, but also in F's, on state report card
    Lake County more than doubled the number of A grades for elementary and middle schools on the state's annual report card, but the district also recorded five F's compared to none last year. District spokesman Chris Patton said the drop in grades at some...
  • More PB schools receive A's and F's

    Rees PB Search 2014 Florida school grades at SunSentinel.com/schoolgrades School grades brought good news and bad news for Palm Beach County, with more schools receiving A's, but also more getting slapped with D's and F's. The grades can affect home...
  • Yazielis Perez and Charlie Crist: Champ & Chump

    Yazielis Perez: This spring, she was Seminole County's only fourth grader to get perfect scores on all three of her FCAT exams. That's impressive enough. But Yazi, who moved with her parents to Seminole County from Puerto Rico in 2009, didn't even speak...
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  • School grades: Elementary and middle school A-to-F grades to be released Friday

    School grades: Elementary and middle school A-to-F grades to be released Friday
    Florida's elementary and middle schools are to get their 2014 A-to-F grades on Friday, the Florida Department of Education said. These grades will be the last based mostly on student performance on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. Next year,...
  • We asked you: Should Florida's FCAT replacement use questions from Utah?

    Tests are moneymakers End-of-course exams find out if the student understood the course. For kids going to college, they can take the ACT or SAT to see how well-prepared they are for college. For kids going to the two-year community college, they have...
  • Keeth Elementary student gets perfect scores on three FCAT tests

    Keeth Elementary student gets perfect scores on three FCAT tests
    Yazielis Perez didn't speak English when she started kindergarten. This past spring, she was the only Seminole County elementary student to get perfect scores on all three of the FCAT tests she took as a fourth-grader. "It's amazing. I'm really proud of...