Orange teacher: 37 days lost yearly to “test prep”

An Orange County teacher told lawmakers earlier this week that her students lose 37 days of instruction to test preparation each year. Peggy Dominguez, who teaches English at Timber Creek High School, spoke during a Senate Education Committee hearing Tuesday. She said the time spent preparing her students for the Florida Standards Assessment included walking them through the instruction and showing them what the testing platform would look like.

 

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