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Judge issues mixed ruling on Florida’s third-grade retention law

  • Overall, the judge denied the individual school districts’ motion to change the venue, ruling the case was properly heard in Leon County.
  • Cara Fitzpatrick covers Pinellas County schools .
  • Colleen Wright covers Pinellas County schools .
  • Marlene Sokol covers Hillsborough County schools .
  • Jeffrey S. Solochek covers Pasco County schools .

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@leoniehaimson: “Judge comes out in favor of families Challenging FL 3rd -grade retention policy”


A Leon County circuit court judge has come down in favor of families challenging Florida’s third-grade retention practices, ruling that school districts ignored the children’s right to alternative forms of promotion and the state Department of Education allowed that to happen.


Judge issues mixed ruling on Florida’s third-grade retention law

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