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Updated: 04/25/2014 10:45:09PM

Testing talks

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Heron Creek Middle School language arts students work as a group on a class writing project. The testing of students has become an even greater concern as Florida moves to Common Core standards.

By ANNE KLOCKENKEMPER

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Testing — from its emotional impacts to its importance in determining funding — is a hot-button issue for local educators.

“If you’re ever there (at a school) during FCAT testing ... watch the students who have failed the FCAT repeatedly,” DeSoto County Schools Superintendent Karyn Gary said. “They will faint, cry, vomit. What are we doing to these kids?

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