Submitted by Marion Herbert on Wed, 05/16/2012 - 12:06am
After conceding that poor communication with teachers could have contributed to an unprecedented drop in writing scores statewide, the Florida state Board of Education voted to lower the passing mark for the test.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Wed, 05/16/2012 - 12:05am
Lawyers for the state Department of Education began their defense in a federal special-education lawsuit brought by the Chester Upland (Penn.) School District, saying that no law had been violated and that the district had done too little to solve its own problems.