Florida State adopted FSA as the method of assessment for grade K-12 because
It provides On time , informative reports.
It does not significantly increase the overall cost of testing to the state, districts or schools;
Students can take tests as late in the school year as possible.
Is Rigorous and measures how well the student has mastered the standards taught.
Useful to compare Florida performance with that of other states.
Provides flexibility to schools to choose between online tests and paper based assessments.
Include appropriate accommodations for exceptional students.