FCAT (Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test) used to be a term that fired up Floridian students and teachers to hit the books hard. The 2014-2015 school year bids farewell to the FCAT and welcomes a new assessment that challenges students with a higher level of rigor in a markedly different format.
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Holy Trinity eighth grader Stuti Mishra has won the Orlando Regional Spelling Bee for the second year in a row, earning her an encore performance at the Scripps National Spelling Bee near the nation’s capitol later this month. During the 53rd annual Central Florida competition, top spellers from Lake, Osceola, Sumter, Marion, Orange, Seminole and [...]
By: Christine A. Davis, ED.S. Director of Communications, Brevard Public Schools This spring more than 5,000 students will don caps and gowns and walk in commencement ceremonies around Brevard County. Most of them will be about 18 years old, born in 1994, the last year known as Generation Y. The 2012 graduating class surpassed the state [...]
Brevard Community College and the University of Central Florida Host Fulbright Scholar A successful proposal crafted in partnership by BCC and UCF recently brought a very special person to Brevard County, as the two institutions welcomed Fulbright Scholar Dr. Huseyin Dogan. Professor Dogan is the chair of the psychology department at Meliksah University in Turkey. His areas [...]
Is it true you’ve been with Rockledge since it opening I started teaching in 1968 when it was Cocoa High. I met my wife while she was a student there and she was the last class to graduate from the "old" Cocoa High in 1970. I married her after she graduated from BCC. What is your [...]
Florida Tech Athletics: teeming with talent A school recognized for its extensive technological curriculum and international student diversity, Florida Tech is also home to a multitude of accomplished athletes. More than 275 students enrolled at the Melbourne university are involved in one or more of the school’s athletic programs – showing strong skills on the filed [...]