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  • Student Testing & Accountability

    Student Testing & Accontability

    Number of AP Examinees Rises

    Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced April 17 that the number of Texas graduates taking at least one Advanced Placement program exam during high school continued to grow.

     

     


     

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    Grades 3-8 Math Tests Excluded from Ratings

    The results of 2015 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) in mathematics for grades 3–8 will be excluded from the 2015 state accountability system, Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced April 8.




     

  • Texas Schools

    Texas Schools

    TEA Approves 44 new Early College High Schools

     Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced on April 7 the final approval of 44 Early College High School (ECHS) designations for the 2015-2016 school year. With these designations, Texas will become home to 154 ECHS campuses across the state.

     

     

     

     

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