June 10, 2016
To the Administrator Addressed:
SUBJECT: Applications for the Writing Pilot Study Program Now Being Accepted
Pursuant to House Bill (HB) 1164, 2015 Texas Legislature, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) is now accepting applications by education service centers (ESCs) and their partnering school districts to participate in the writing pilot study program for the 2016-2018 school years.
ESC application procedures can be found at http://tea.texas.gov/student.assessment/ESC_study_participation.pdf. The writing pilot study design can be found at www.tea.texas.gov/student.assessment/writing_pilot_study.pdf.
To be considered, applications must be received by TEA’s Student Assessment Division no later than July 11, 2016. An application must also meet all requirements described in the application procedures above.
For any additional questions or concerns, please call Brad Vasil at 512-463-9536.