Published Online: April 14, 2015
Published in Print: April 15, 2015, as Florida Caps Hours for Student Testing

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Florida Caps Hours for Student Testing

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Florida is placing limits on the high-stakes tests that were first expanded by former Gov. Jeb Bush.

The legislature last week sent Gov. Rick Scott a sweeping bill that caps the time students spend on standardized state tests at no more than 45 hours a year.

The legislation responds to a backlash that has built up in recent years over Florida's use of testing.

Vol. 34, Issue 27, Page 5

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