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Important Changes to the Texas Assessment Program in the 2014–2015 School Year

On August 29, 2014 the Texas Education Agency posted a “To the Administrator Addressed” letter regarding changes in the Texas Assessment Program in the 2014-15 school year. Jonathan Delgado will be providing an update relating to these changes on Thursday during Curriculum Council. Please see http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index4.aspx?id=25769815937 for the full text of the letter that addresses:

  • STAAR Performance Standards
  • STAAR Testing Requirements for accelerated students
  • STAAR Grades 3-8 Mathematics
  • STAAR Field-testing activities
  • STAAR Standardized oral administration
  • STAAR Essays and short answer responses
  • STAAR Alternate 2
  • Release test plan for the STAAR program
  • Progress measures for the STAAR program
  • TAKS
  • Testing irregularity incident report audit


Assessment Contact Information
Texas Education Agency
Department of Assessment and Accountability, Criss Cloudt, Associate Commissioner
Student Assessment Division, Gloria Zyskowski, Director


ESC Region 13 Contacts:

Jennifer Womack – jennifer.womack@esc13.txed.net

Jonathan Delgado – jonathan.delgado@esc13.txed.net



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