Reform Florida Executive Summaries
A series of policy briefs examining education reform in Florida (found here) finds that the results of the state's aggressive school-reform program have been mixed, and that the state's actions often do not match its rhetoric when it comes to implementing reforms.
Executive summaries for each brief can be found in downloadable format below.
Introduction and Executive Summary
Executive Summary: Good and Bad News About Florida Student Achievement: Performance Trends on Multiple Indicators Since Passage
Executive Summary: Teachers’ Views on High-stakes Testing- Implications for the Classroom
Executive Summary: Retaining Students in Grade - Consequences for Florida
Executive Summary: Funding Florida’s Schools- Adequacy, Costs, and the State Constitution
Executive Summary: Putting a High-Quality Teacher in Every Florida Classroom
Executive Summary: Teacher Evaluation
Executive Summary: Innovation and Accountability - Vouchers, Charters, and the Florida Virtual School
Executive Summary: Reforming the Structure of Florida’s Accountability System
Executive Summary: Alternatives for Florida’s Assessment and Accountability System
Executive Summary: Class Size, Pre-Kindergarten, and Educational Adequacy: Costs and Funding Options for Florida