But performance levels on STAAR assessments remain dismal.
STAAR test results make it “painfully clear” that virtual instruction during the pandemic “had a very negative impact on learning.”
The bill may enjoy substantial public support with many disapproving with the state’s standardized test.
An announcement from the Department of Education stands with testing students.
Will the amount of Texas student exams be lessened?
Study finds students are roughly three months behind in instruction.
Democrat State Rep. Diego Bernal pens letter signed by 40 other legislators to Mike Morath to allow students to opt out of state testing.
The system aims to inform parents and educators how schools and districts perform on measures such as achievement and growth.
Who should schools be accountable to for their performance: the state or the students’ parents?
What can we learn from the failing marks given to Texas schools by the federal government? Nothing really. The reported failures of Texas schools are based off the “virtually useless” STAAR test. But don’t expect that to deter state and local educrats from using it to...