The Florida Opt Out Network

FSBA: Take A Moral Stand, Drop the Appeals

On August 26, 2016, Judge Karen Gievers released her ruling granting some temporary relief in Rhea vs Florida Department of Education (FLDOE), the “3rd Grade Retention Trial” in Florida. Parents from seven Florida districts challenged the test-based...
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2016 Third Grade FSA Scores, Honor Roll Students and Other Baloney

Last week, the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) released the results of the 2016 3rd grade English Language Arts Florida Standards Assessment (ELA-FSA). Florida has a mandatory retention law that states that 3rd grade students with “substantial...
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