Poor Kids Are Starving for Words
According to a 2012 report
by the Brookings Institution, less than half of poor children show up
to school prepared with the early math and reading skills, emotional and
behavioral control, and physical well-being needed to be ready to
learn, and that disadvantage persists into adulthood.
Florida School Superintendents Ask for Relief in Testing
Will Movement Lead to Testing Change?
School Districts Recognized as Florida Healthy School Districts
Listen to Local School Leaders
Daytona Beach News Journal
Make Education a Priority
Editorial, Tampa Tribune
A Letter from the Gates Foundation by Vicki Phillips, Director of Education, College Ready
A Letter to our Partners: Let's Give Students and Teachers Time
..."That’s why the Gates Foundation agrees with those who’ve decided that assessment results should not be taken into account in high-stakes decisions on teacher evaluation or student promotion for the next two years, during this transition."