Florida

Putting Education Reform To The Test

Are Half Of Florida’s High School Grads Not Reading At Grade Level?

House education chairman Bill Proctor recently said half of state high school graduates don’t read at grade level. PolitiFact says the claim is “mostly true.”


In 2011, Florida state legislators approved a bill to link teacher pay to student performance. Despite resistance from some educators, including a lawsuit filed by the teachers’ union, state Rep. Bill Proctor, R-St. Augustine, stood firm behind Senate Bill 736. Proctor is the chair of a House education committee and chancellor at Flagler College.

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