Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Careers & Workplace
  3. Jobs

Andy Ford criticizes proposed changes to student grades

See also

Andy Ford, the president of the Florida Education Association gave a speech in Tamarac on February 18. He offered strong criticism of the proposed changes to the grading system now before the State Board of Education and said those changes don’t address real problems in the accountability system.

Ford was quoted in a Florida Education Association release dated February 18 as saying, “Instead of listening to teachers, administrators, school districts, school boards and parents, the state is proposing minor cosmetic changes that don’t address the real concerns of everyone involved in public education,” said Ford.

Many people have criticized the grading system in schools. “I really sure what a grade means. There are so many political factors involved,” said Melinda Scott.



  • Dan Savage
    Dan Savage cares about LGBT youth, bullying and saving lives
    Today's Buzz
  • Raku
    Teachers and students can use this summer to learn a new skill
    15 Photos
  • Beach body
    Fitness: Earn your beach body badge with bootcamp classes
    10 Photos
  • Greek wine
    Unwind with these delicious wines: The thrilling wines of Greece
    7 Photos
  • Mandy Moore
    Exclusive interview with Celebrity Mandy Moore concerning animal activism
    5 Photos
  • Educational family vacations
    Find out how to take an educational family vacation that doesn't break the bank
    9 Photos