Concerns Over Tougher FCAT
The score students have to earn to pass the FCAT has been raised, at the same time a tougher version of the test is being administered.
Florida's legislature passed new graduation requirements for seniors.
If a 12th grader does not met all of them, they will have no other option than to return next year.
Additionally, lawmakers approved a tougher version of the FCAT and raised the passing score to a level that is on par with what is required to get into college.
FCAT testing begins on February 28th for 4th, 8th and 10th graders.
You can view the new high school graduation requirements Here.
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