Left: Third grader Kenny Hough-Morris prepares to take a portion of the FCAT on March 6, 2003. This was the first year that third graders would be retained if they failed the reading portion of the test.
Right: After three days of FCAT testing, Shaw Elementary School intermediate teacher Karen Gettel waits to turn in her students' tests in on March 12, 2003. Every teacher must wait to have their test books and score sheets counted and recorded by an assistant principal in a secured room.
[Times photos: Toni L. Sandys]