The Week In Web - Anchor Firings, FCAT Results, Redistricting Suit
Action News Jacksonville and standardized test scores were among our top stories this week.Here are the top stories on WJCTNews.org from May 26-30:
Five Anchors Fired From Action News Jacksonville - Five of local FOX and CBS affiliate Action News Jacksonville's lead anchors will be let go so as the station's parent company hits "the reset button."
FCAT Scores Show Duval County Short Of Statewide Average - The first batch of Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) scores for this year shows that only just more than half of Duval County Public School third-graders are reading at or above grade-level.
FDOE Investigating Duval Special Education Allegations - Several Duval County schools are under investigation by the Florida Department of Education following a complaint that a principal at at least one school asked exceptional student education teachers to do work unrelated to special education instruction.
What Are The Stakes In Florida's Redistricting Lawsuit? - Deirdre MacNab, president of the League of Women Voters of Florida, and Dr. Marcella Washington, political science professor at Florida State College at Jacksonville joined Melissa Ross on First Coast Connect to analyze the state's redistricting case and what's at stake for voters and lawmakers.
Weavers Donate Multi-Million Dollar Mansion To Community Foundation - Former Jacksonville Jaguars owners Wayne Weaver and Delores Barr Weaver have donated their $4.7 million Lakewood mansion to support North Florida's nonprofit community.