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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 5Published in Print: September 22, 2010, as Pearson Pays for FCAT Delays