Friday, September 25, 2015

Florida Officials Question Tests’ Relation To Standards.

Andrew Ujifusa writes at the Education Week (9/22) “State EdWatch” blog about the dispute over whether the Florida State Assessment matches actual state standards, noting that the state DOE released a study earlier this month intended to “determine whether the Florida State Assessment was, in short, ‘an accurate way to measure students’ knowledge of the Florida Standards,’ as well as whether results could be used as a factor in teacher evaluations and school accountability.” Ujifusa notes that Florida “tweaked” the Common Core Standards last year, renaming them, but largely retaining their content.

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