Stunned teachers suspect scoring prob...

Stunned teachers suspect scoring problem for poor FCAT writing results

There are 2 comments on the The Orlando Sentinel story from May 18, 2012, titled Stunned teachers suspect scoring problem for poor FCAT writing results. In it, The Orlando Sentinel reports that:

Florida took the equivalent of a teacher's red pen to students' FCAT essays this week, marking up error after error and then scrawling a lousy grade at the top of the paper.

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David

Titusville, FL

#1 May 18, 2012
I would just like to say that I was informed today by the 8th grade dean at Kissimmee Middle School that a student named Daniel Rios in the 8th grade scored a perfect score on his F-cat essay test and was the only student in his grade in the school to accomplish this. I feel that as quick as we are to report when things arent going right some recognition for this young mans hard work should not go unnoticed.
really

Saint Cloud, FL

#2 May 25, 2012
Congrats to the perfect score. Issue here isn't a grading problem, its a System problem.. Big question is are they taking all the "superstar ESE " scores out of the tally for the rating grades. Cause a lot of those ESE classes are really for kids who are lazy and refuse to behave or work and have poor parenting at home.

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