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Test Is On

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Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida has made it clear that schools in his storm-ravaged state are required to administer state exams this year. A Sept. 21 executive order, however, gives the hardest-hit districts up to two additional weeks to administer the tests, and provides waivers in other areas, such as class-size reduction. ("Storm-Weary Fla. Schools To Seek Policy Waivers," Sept. 22, 2004.)

Vol. 24, Issue 5, Page 17

Published in Print: September 29, 2004, as Test Is On

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