Brickbat: Testing Her Patience


As her 11-year-old son Ethan lay in a coma dying, the Florida Education Department was forcing Andrea Rediske to prove that he wasn't able to take the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. During his last month in hospice his homebound teacher came everyday, which the family appreciated, and was required to document the progress he was making on his sixth-grade curriculum, which left them upset and baffled.