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Florida Department of Education releases 2016 test results




As required by law, the Florida Department of Education has released the 2016 spring results for the Florida Standards Assessments, end-of-course exams and remaining FCAT tests.

This year is the first time learning gains can be determined under the new tests, which took effect under fire a year ago.

"Even with a higher bar, Florida students continued the overall trend of increased performance year over year," commissioner Pam Stewart said in a released statement.

See all the data on the department website. Paper reports to parents aren't due out for a couple of weeks.

Read our story for more information.

[Last modified: Friday, June 10, 2016 2:28pm]


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