Florida school evaluations - Get grades right

Friday, February 28, 2014

State Education Commissioner Pam Stewart presented her newly revamped school grading system Feb. 18 to the State Board of Education in Orlando.

The board should listen to parents and educators who want to put the brakes on the grading plan.

Stewart, who has been in her job less than six months, has said her plan is simplified, with the intent of restoring credibility to Florida's much-maligned school accountability measurements.

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