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After FCAT Testing Comes Field Trips

Anthony Cave / WLRN-Miami herald

School buses line up outside of Marlins Park in Little Havana on April 30, 2012.

Editor’s note: This post was written by WLRN reporter Anthony Cave.

The FCAT testing season is over. And students say schools are rounding out the school year with a little fun.

Spencer Semon, an eighth-grader at North Miami Middle school says, “all we have is field trips left and that’s about it.”

Semon and almost 13,000 other students across Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties participated in an educational field trip to a Miami Marlins baseball game.

The game against the Arizona Diamondbacks started at 12:40 p.m. yesterday, allowing schools time to watch the game and return before the bell.  Continue Reading

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