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VIDEO: 'We have heard loud & clear,' say lawmakers who want to reform testing schedule



Miami Republican Sen. Anitere Flores says lawmakers "have heard loud and clear from parents, from teachers, from students” about Florida schools' "over-testing and the over-emphasis of testing" -- which is why she and Republican Reps. Manny Diaz Jr., of Hialeah, and Chris Sprowls, of Palm Harbor, want to shift all student assessment tests to the final three weeks of the school year, starting in 2017-18.

They unveiled their proposal this morning at the Capitol. Full details here.

[Last modified: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 2:41pm]


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