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  • Student Testing & Accountability

    Student Testing & Accontability

    Fifth and Eighth Grade Reading STAAR Scores Released

    More than three-quarters of the state’s fifth and eighth graders successfully passed the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) reading tests, according to preliminary results released today by TEA.

  • About

    About TEA

    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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