Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test scores released today indicate Manatee County public school have achieved learning gains in writing and math.
The Florida Department of Education's data shows a 9% increase in writing proficiency for district fourth-graders, with 54% of students scoring Level 3.5 or higher compared with 45% one year ago. District 10th graders achieved a 7% increase, with 58% scoring Level 3.5 or higher compared to 51% one year ago.
Third-graders also was learning gains with 54% of district student achieving Level 3 or higher — a 5% increase from last year. In reading, third graders increased by 2%.
For a complete story, see the May 29 issue of the East County Observer.
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