Monthly Archives: December 2018

Requests for TAKS Results

Based on legislation passed in 2017, TEA no longer administers the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS). Districts and former TAKS examinees are encouraged to maintain state test results. However, if test results for a former TAKS examinee cannot … Continue reading

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Interim Assessment Data Files

Based on feedback received from interim assessment users and educators, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) will provide student-level data files for the 2018–2019 STAAR Interim Assessments on a weekly basis beginning December 20, 2018. These are the same student-level data … Continue reading

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Data Masking in TAPR Reports

Performance Reporting has received multiple inquiries about the increased presence of asterisks in the STAAR performance section of the recently released Texas Academic Performance Reports (TAPR), particularly for smaller districts and campuses. In order to comply with the federal Family … Continue reading

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2019 TELPAS Alternate

TELPAS Alternate Student Registration Window Districts are required to import a student registration file containing all students who will participate in the 2019 TELPAS Alternate administration. The window to import student registration files to the Assessment Management System opens January … Continue reading

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2019 TELPAS

TELPAS Online Training Center The TELPAS Online Training Center will be available beginning January 14, 2019, at http://www.TexasAssessment.com/TELPASTrainingCenter. Individuals who need to use this website to access the required online basic training course and calibration activities, as well as the … Continue reading

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Final 2018 Accountability Ratings

Academic Accountability Final 2018 academic accountability ratings were released this week. The Texas Education Code requires the commissioner of education provide a process for districts and charters to challenge their accountability ratings. The agency received 172 total academic accountability rating … Continue reading

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2019-20 and 2020-21 Testing Calendars

From TEA 12/13/18: The purpose of this email is to notify districts of updates to the 2019–2020 and 2020–2021 Student Assessment Testing Calendars. In response to feedback we received from districts and the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) Superintendent … Continue reading

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TELPAS Alternate

Highlights from the 12/12/18 TELPAS Alternate TETN: No PowerPoint was presented, instead the TETN consisted of a tour of the new TELPAS Alt webpage https://tea.texas.gov/student.assessment/telpasalt/ and some Q&A To access the page, start at the TEA homepage https://tea.texas.gov/Home/, hover over … Continue reading

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