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FCAT Changes?

November 7th, 2007 by flanews

State lawmakers met to look at possible changes to the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, or FCAT. Issues related to class size were also talked during the legislative committee meeting. Some lawmakers say theyre not looking to overhaul the current system, but make some minor changes.

Its good for what its intended use is to be,” said Rep. Bill Heller, a St. Petersburg Democrat. “Can it be improved? Yes. But is there something else that should replace it, for the purpose it is? I would say probably not. You know, Im not one who wants to do away with the FCAT.

Last school year’s FCAT exams were made available to the public Tuesday to help students study for the exams.

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