The FCAT has been a thing of hot contention for years among parents, teachers, students, and law makers for years. There are many considerations for the reworking of the FCAT and its impact on students. At the moments passing the FCAT is pivotal to students graduating Florida public high school with a diploma and to whether 3rd graders can go on to the 4th grade.

Now the main and most guaranteed change will be that the FCAT will be updated to reflect the updates in the Sunshine State Standards.