Tag: standardized tests

Scott PowersAugust 6, 2018

Democratic Florida House of Representatives candidate Joy Goff-Marcil is launching her first internet video advertisement for House District 30, focusing principally on her support for public schools and her concerns over Tallahassee’s effort to pre-empt local powers. A little over two minutes, the video features Goff-Marcil, a Maitland city councilwoman, standing outside the fence of […]

Guest AuthorMarch 25, 2015

The problems that Florida schools suffered when glitches halted administration of computerized state tests highlighted the intimate relationship between education and technology. I was reminded of this marriage recently when I visited a replica of a 1935 Florida classroom at the Yesteryear Village. I was suddenly transported back into the mid 60s classroom of my […]

Associated PressMarch 9, 2015

Florida’s top law enforcement agency is investigating cyber-attacks that caused several school districts to suspend standardized tests. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Department of Education announced the investigation Monday, a week after school districts started reporting problems with the tests. Administrators were having problems logging into the testing system and some students […]


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