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Stewart on tougher FCAT: 'We're just going to redouble our efforts'



Pinellas Superintendent John Stewart gives something of a pep talk about this year's much tougher FCAT in a new video to employees. "Everything's getting more difficult, and the challenges are really starting to pile up on us," he says. "But I don't want you to get too nervous about these kinds of things because there's lots of people there to help you."

"What's being asked of us and what is being demanded of us is greater," he also says. "So we're just going to redouble our efforts, keep our focus on what's important and work as diligently as we can to make sure that every student is learning ... "

[Last modified: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 9:29am]


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