Orange County Schools in California released state tests scores with the announcement that scores had risen for the fifth straight year in a row. That means that 52% of students tested for English in grades 2-11 passed with a grade of proficient or above. 51% in math. Did you read that correctly? 52% and 51% passing means progress to the Orange County Schools. If you’re a parent with children in the Orange County Public Schools this should concern your greatly! The scary thi...
The Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS) has recognized Florida’s Orange County Schools for significant improvement in raising student test scores in math and reading. The CGCS is the only national organization dedicated to the advancement of large, urban public schools. It comprises 66 separate districts. Orange County Schools were one of only 9 big school districts to surpass state averages in math, and one of ten to do so in reading.
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There are many Orange County Public Schools systems throughout the nation. There are Orange Counties in Virginia, North Carolina, California, and Florida to name a few. Issues and challenges may vary from Orange County Schools to Orange County Schools, but the basic drive is the same – to give students the best quality education possible.
Orange County Schools in Orlando are no exception. School choice, as mandated by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circui...
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The first of the two poems that I will study is "Strange Fruit". This is a very simple and meaningful poem. The author of this poem is writing about what was happening to the black people of the southern states of America. It shows exactly what happens to them when captured which brings in some strong sentences "And the sudden smell of burning flesh" I think that the most effective words of the poem are in the title because you have to read the whole of the poem to understand what it means.