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TEA: Implementation of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR™)

The Texas Education Agency posted a new correspondence item on April 22nd regarding STAAR implementation. This document presents background information, resources as well as discussing test administration policies. Look for information regarding:

  • Assessment availability and mode
  • Time limits
  • Make up testing
  • Dictionaries and calculators
  • Embedded reference materials
  • Grade 3 answer documents
  • Dyslexia Accommodations
  • Assessment for students receiving special education services
  • Assessment for English language learners
  • Standard setting activities
  • Student success initiative
  • 2012 sampling plan
  • STAAR implementation survey

We will be discussing the informatin in this letter at our May 5th Curriculum Council. We hope to see you then!

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