Correspondence for School Year 2017-2018

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Below are letters and broadcast emails sent to all districts regarding the Texas Assessment Program. To view the correspondence for another school year, visit the Correspondence with Districts webpage

Most of the links below open Portable Document Format (PDF) files.  For the files not in PDF, see the file type indicated in parentheses next to the file name.

12/19/18

December 2018 Assessment Updates

11/16/18

Public Notice of Texas Request of a Waiver from 1.0 Percent State Threshold on the Percentage of Students Who Take an Alternate Assessment

09/28/18

Important Changes to the Texas Assessment Program for the 2018–2019 School Year

08/27/18

February 2019 STAAR Writing Prompt Field Test

08/06/18  

Updates to the Testing Calendar for 2018–2019, 2019–2020, and 2020–2021

06/07/18

Development of the 2019–2020 and 2020–2021 Student Assessment Testing Calendars

05/10/18

2018 Teacher Institutes

05/07/18

New STAAR Alternate 2 Participation Requirements

05/05/18

Student Assessment May 2018 Newsletter

04/09/18

Student Assessment April 2018 Newsletter

04/06/18

Important Changes for the 2018 STAAR Administrations

03/20/18

Request for District Participation in the TELPAS Alternate Pilot Test

03/02/18 

2018 TELPAS Listening and Speaking Reminders

02/09/18

Correction to the 2018 STAAR Grades 6–8 Test Administrator Manual

11/14/17

December 2017 STAAR EOC Assessment Test Administration Supplement

11/10/17

Public Notice of Texas Request of a Waiver from 1.0 Percent State Cap on the Percentage of Students Who Take an Alternate Assessment

10/09/17

Testing Information Regarding Former TAKS Examinees Taking STAAR

10/09/17

Student Assessment Newsletter (external)

09/11/17

Important Changes to the Texas Assessment Program for the 2017–2018 School Year

09/11/17  

Update to the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 Testing Calendars

08/29/17

December 2017 STAAR Participation Counts Collection – Extension

08/04/17  

2017 STAAR and TELPAS Released Tests

06/28/17

Posting of the Approved 2017–2018 and 2018-2019 Student Assessment Testing Calendars

04/10/17

Important STAAR Reporting Schedule Updates

01/06/17

STAAR Short Answer Reading Questions