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15% Deferral for 12-13

In the closing session of the Texas Assessment Conference this morning Commissioner Williams announced that he would sign the deferral for the 15% requirement relating to the STAAR End of Course Exams. Shortly after TEA posted a news release with further information. ESC Region 13 contacts: Ed Vara – ed.vara@esc13.txed.net and Jennifer Drumm – jennifer.drumm@esc13.txed.net

EOC 15% update

“Earlier today, Governor Rick Perry sent a letter to Education Commissioner Michael Williams asking him to defer until the 2013-14 school year the requirement that an end-of-course assessment count as 15% of a student’s final course grade. The governor also applauded Sen. Dan Patrick for filing legislation, SB 135 http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/BillLookup/History.aspx?LegSess=83R&Bill=SB135, to give school districts permanent flexibility […]

TxEIS Districts – 15% Video

The TxEIS team has created a video to assist user districts in implementing the 15% requirement for STAAR End-of-Course. This video can be accessed at http://www4.esc13.net/uploads/peims/videos/EOC.wmv. ESC Region 13 Contact: John Shaffer – john.shaffer@esc13.txed.net ESC Region 13 PEIMS 512 919-5400  

Score conversions for STAAR EOC 15% Requirement

A decision that school districts are facing is determining the process to convert scores from STAAR End of Course assessments in order to apply the 15% requirement for course grades. If you have a sample you are willing to share please either respond to this posting or e-mail Jennifer Drumm and we will compile samples for the Curriculum Council meeting […]

ESC Region XIII District 15% Deferred Summary

At the Regional Advisory meeting  on March 7, we collected the attached information from districts that were in attendance.  We thought you might want to see the results. If your district response is missing and you wish to supply that, please let me know and we will update the chart. We will post the updated […]

15 Percent Grade Deferral

Commissioner Scott posted a letter “To The Administrator Addressed” yesterday regarding the ability of Texas schools to defer implementation of the 15% requirement for STAAR End-Of-Course. “To take advantage of this deferral, the superintendent or another district-level administrator authorized by the superintendent should notify the agency of that local decision by sending a brief email […]

TEA Update: 15% Requirement

  TEA sent a press release out this afternoon regarding the implementation of the 15% rule regarding EOC assessments.   “Commissioner of Education Robert Scott announced today that is he deferring implementation of the new 15 percent grading requirement connected to the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness end-of-course examinations. Please see the attached […]

15% Booklet – End-of-Course

15% Rule Booklet 15PercentRulecompletebooklet[1] Background:  HB 3 requires that the students score on EOC exams accounts for 15% of the final grade. The transition document indicates that this is a local issue as to the formula for that calculation. As you work through the 15% rule associated with EOC exams, we wanted to provide you […]

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