Statistical impossibility: FCAT scores plummet by 60% in FL since 2011. This is #PearsonFAIL, #edlobbyistFAIL, not children or teachers failing. The state of FL should call a moratorium on paying millions for unreliable tests, and further cease basing teacher "value-added" measurements tied to student test scores on wildly unreliable data.
For immediate release: FL Moms: FCAT Writes = Ed Reform Failure
Today's abysmal FCAT Writes scores are proof that Tallahassee's "education reforms" are an unmitigated disaster. Governor Scott and his appointed Commissioner and Board of Education have gone too far. It is statistically improbable for students to suddenly, across the board in 4th, 8th, and 10th gra…