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  • PB, 10 districts call for high-stakes testing to end

    PB, 10 districts call for high-stakes testing to end
    Eleven of Florida's coastal school districts agreed on a simple four-word message Friday: suspend high-stakes testing.
  • Chan Lowe: Overtesting kids

    Chan Lowe: Overtesting kids
    I don’t have kids, so I’m on unstable turf here — but I live near an elementary school and see them meandering down the sidewalk with their backpacks, doing what kids do. They kick pebbles, study a bug they’ve never seen, sniff the...

    Broward, 10 other districts decry high-stakes testing

    Broward, 10 other districts decry high-stakes testing
    Eleven of Florida's coastal school districts agreed on a simple four-word message Friday: suspend high- stakes testing. The Greater Consortium of Florida School Boards, which includes School Board representatives from Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade...

    1,000 new reasons school-testing insanity must stop

    1,000 new reasons school-testing insanity must stop
    A front-page article in Tuesday's newspaper contained a stunning number: 1,000. That was the approximate number of new standardized tests Orange County is debuting this year to keep up with all the demands of Florida's education mandates. We're...

    Broward County schools could give hundreds of new tests

    Broward County schools could give hundreds of new tests
    Final exams will be given to Broward County students this school year in most every subject and in every grade -- even kindergarten. The new end-of-course tests are needed to meet the demands of Florida's controversial 2011 teacher merit pay law,...