: Seventh and eighth graders do well on the algebra end-of-course exam, while ninth graders underwhelm.
FROM THE MOUTHS OF STUDENTS:
students give give their assessment of the FCAT. And in case you missed it last month, Times staff writer Jeff Solochek visited Sand Pine Elementary in Wesley Chapel just before the state released district and school level writing results to get students thoughts on the test.
DIVINE CALLING: A
football player heads to
to focus on counseling and pastoral studies.
TOUGH RECORD: For the first time, every Hillsborough high school makes a well-known list of
’s best high schools.
WHAT’S IT WORTH?: Problems with the FCAT fuel the debate over its validity, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.
MORE MONEY: The
and the local teacher union are on the verge of approving raises, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
HOLOCAUST LESSONS: A new documentary shows how
’s mandate to educate students on the Holocaust suffers from a lack of funding, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
: A unanimous Edison State College board of trustees selects Jeff Allbritten to serve as the school’s next president, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.