Threatened FCAT boycott by upset parents worries school officials

12/10/2003 | Miami Herald (free registration), The

Some parents at Virginia Shuman Young Elementary School in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. are threatening to keep their children home rather than take the spring FCAT, because they believe the test is at odds with the magnet school's Montessori curriculum. School officials worry a boycott of 20 to 25 students could cost the top-rated school as much at $70,000 in state recognition dollars

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