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Insider Leak: Test Secrecy in Florida and the Public Interest by Diane Ravitch

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 The Florida Department of Education should be held accountable for a lack of transparency developing tests with no alignment to state adopted textbooks, for not sharing basic test development information and student results to inform instruction before they are allowed to grade schools. Here are a few of the facts about the test that parents may not know: 1. The Florida Department of Education refuses to provide the reading level for the reading test. 2. 50 % of the content on the state science test in grades 5 and 8 changes each year. Teachers never know what will be 100% assessed on the test. 3. The Florida Department of Education adopted textbooks before they adopted and developed the state test. 4- 'experimental items' may have caused students to have a lower scores

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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