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Pearson Pays for FCAT Delays
Florida has collected $14.7 million in penalties from a contractor that delivered standardized-test results more than a month late, and that amount could grow, the state’s education commissioner said last week. Pearson, which is in the first year of a four-year, $254 million contract to grade the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, also outlined steps it is taking to prevent future delays, including adding more technical support.
Vol. 30, Issue 04, Page 5
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