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  • Student Testing & Accountability

    Student Testing & Accontability

    STAAR Results Stable


    Statewide passing rates for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness reading tests in grades 3 through 8, writing tests in grades 4 and 7, science tests in grades 5 and 8, and the social studies test in grade 8, remained stable for the fourth consecutive year, according to preliminary results.


  • Texas Schools

    Texas Schools

    Waivers Available to Flooded Districts

    Commissioner of Education Michael Williams assured superintendents who have closed their districts due to flooding and other weather-related issues that a waiver for this missed instructional day will be granted.


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