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  • New Lake Silver school off to a strong start, principal says

    New Lake Silver school off to a strong start, principal says
    Last August, just days before the new school year began, Sara Bigalke hosted a Sneak Peek open house at Lake Silver Elementary School, letting the neighborhood residents drop by and see what the newly-renovated building was like.
  • Schools rail against explosion of new tests

    Schools rail against explosion of new tests
    Michele Keller tallied the tests to be taken at her high school in October and found the number jaw-dropping: more than 2,800 individual exams. "There's no instruction time," said the testing coordinator at Poinciana High School in Osceola County. "I...

    You say you want a (testing) revolution

    I only hope they are listening. Listening to comments like "enough is enough," and "this is having a negative effect on students of all backgrounds." And many more comments like that, which were made in the Broward County School Board chambers last...

    Broward School Board protests high-stakes testing

    Broward School Board protests high-stakes testing
    The Broward County School Board has joined a statewide trend of opposing high-stakes testing. The board on Tuesday passed resolution asking the state to put a three-year moratorium on any consequences related to high-stakes testing. The Florida...

    State mandates pose challenges for local schools

    State mandates pose challenges for local schools
    For the past few years, the term has become something of a political football, with opponents kicking as hard as they can against it, Orange County School Board member Nancy Robbinson noted. That’s one reason why the state of Florida decided to...