Readability levels of Florida pesticide exams

David K. Palmer

Abstract


The high failure rate on State mandated pesticide certification exams led to development of a series of exam prep classes. It also raised questions concerning the reading level of the exams themselves. Readability tests were conducted on 13 pesticide exams. Readability levels ranged from 10th grade to college graduate.

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Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc.     ISSN 0886-7283