Loser of the week
Pam Stewart. Florida’s education commissioner was “exasperated, frustrated, dismayed, angry” as Florida’s computerized testing system failed yet again and forced teachers and students across Florida to cancel testing for the day. They may be even more exasperated, frustrated, dismayed and angry over the latest testing debacle than Stewart.
It is my contention that students and teachers of Florida have been losing since she became commissioner. This testing debacle is squarely on her and the state board of education’s shoulders and it doesn’t help that she seems to routinely divorce herself from the reality that is occurring.