- Category: Education
- Published: Saturday, 26 January 2013 23:40
- Written by Lawrence A. Robinson
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This article originally published in West Orlando News Online.
The Florida Board of Education decided to set goals for reading and math improvements based on race. The state has six years to increase the reading and math scores by 50% in order to meet federal guide lines. Instead of increasing the quality of the educational machine and thereby the quality of the education, the Board in its infinite wisdom decided to lower the standards for the students.