Florida education in a nutshell, by Sherman Dorn
Quoted in a New York Times article titled “Jeb Bush Leads Broad Push for Education Change with ‘Florida Formula’”:
If kids graduated from fourth grade, I think he would have been an unqualified success.
Sherman is a blogger and member of the education faculty at USF.
Update (5:30 pm): I just had to add this plot I posted previously:
The y-axis is the % proficient in Florida minus % proficient in the nation. Above the zero line means Florida is above the national rate, and below the zero line means Florida lags the nation. We look OK in fourth grade. And then…Explore posts in the same categories: Uncategorized