a Times Union piece about Florida’s testing debacle, the superintendent said, But for now, the state’s proposed cut scores are still too high,
said Vitti, who pointed out that Florida has repeatedly raised academic
standards in recent years to make students more college-ready.
before the new tests and again with new, tougher tests, artificially boosting
the numbers of students who’ll be considered below grade level or failing,
this is all part of a long litany of insults,” he said. “The accountability system manufactures low performance and then issues scarlet letters of D’s and
about the FSA and frustrated by the way the state does things because we are but what Vitti is apparently tone deaf to is that many teachers
feel a lot of the insults are coming from him.
teachers practically since day one.
arrived has gotten worse.
there teachers spoke about the districts culture of fear not about how crappy
the FSA tests are.
happening at one Prudential drive more so than what is happening in Tallahassee.