Why Miami Jackson Senior High School Wants Its A
Florida’s A through F system for school grades has been fraught with controversy.
Supporters say it’s a way of holding schools and districts accountable. Critics worry that the formula to calculate the grades doesn’t reflect how well schools really prepare children.
Now, in Miami-Dade County, one school has been told it probably won’t get the A it says it earned.
StateImpact Florida’s Sammy Mack spoke with the Miami Herald’s David Smiley about why Miami Jackson Senior High doesn’t want to accept a B:
You can find the full story in the Miami Herald later this week.