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TEA announces initial assessment requirements under HB 5

The Texas Education Agency released information today regarding assessment requirements under House Bill 5. Highlights include: Assessments in Algebra II, geometry, English III, chemistry, physics, world geography, and world history have been eliminated from the testing requirements. As a result, the July 2013 STAAR administration will not include assessments for these courses. Since the end-of-course exams […]

End-Of-Course Intervention; What Resources are Districts Using?

Question 78 from TEA STAAR Q&A: Are districts required to provide accelerated instruction to students who do not pass the STAAR assessments? Yes. TEC §39.025(b-1) requires school districts to provide accelerated instruction to each student who fails to perform satisfactorily on an EOC assessment (i.e., who does not achieve Level II: Satisfactory Academic Performance). Likewise, […]

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