Fla. reinstates rule allowing schools' grades to fall gradually

The Florida State Board of Education voted 4 to 3 Tuesday to reinstate a policy that prevents schools' letter grades from falling by more than one letter grade at a time. The change comes as the state prepares to implement a new evaluation system for schools. The move was praised by school leaders, who say the change will give them time to educate the community about the grading system.

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