Reading scores improve in some Fla. schools with longer school days

Some Florida elementary schools are reporting improved reading scores in the year since they added an hour to the school day. In some of the schools with longer hours, students who took the Florida Assessment for Instruction in Reading, called FAIR, at the beginning of the year have made progress when the test was administered again, state education officials said. Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test scores and school grades likely will provide better data on the longer school day, education reporter Leslie Postal writes in this blog post.

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