Florida Education Commissioner Pam Stewart called it “welcome news.” County school superintendents say it confirms their worst fears about the botched rollout of the Florida Standards Assessments and suggest the test results are worthless. So you read the following annotated excerpts from the just-released $600,000 study by Alpine Testing Solutions of this year’s FSA and judge for yourself whether you would trust the test results. You decide whether, as state education officials contend, everything is on track and just fine with Florida’s standardized tests or, as many school superintendents argue, the results can’t be trusted and that if their students did such work, they would be failed or given incompletes. Good luck. Begin now.
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