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Third-grade FCAT scores flat

Third grade scores on this year's FCAT appeared little changed from last year as the state transitions to a tougher set of academic standards.

"I am very proud of our students' efforts and the dedicated work of our teachers," said commissioner Eric J. Smith in a statement. "Today's release of third grade reading and mathematics scores highlights a very important transition to more demanding tests."

Statewide, 72 percent of students scored at a passing grade of 3 or better on the reading section, while 78 percent did so in math.

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[Last modified: Thursday, May 26, 2011 12:11pm]

    

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