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StateImpact Florida: Miami-Dade School Appeals "B" Grade

Florida Department of Education

Florida’s "A-F" system for school grades has been fraught with controversy.Supporters say it’s a way of holding schools and districts accountable. Critics worry that the formula to calculate the grades doesn’t reflect how well schools really prepare children.

Now, in Miami-Dade County, one school has been told it probably won’t get the A it says it earned.

StateImpact Florida’s Sammy Mack spoke with the Miami Herald’s David Smiley about why Miami Jackson Senior High doesn’t want to accept a "B."

You can follow Sammy Mack on Twitter @sammymack.

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