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Student Success Initiative (Texas SUCCESS) Online Accelerated Instruction Resources

The following “To the Administrator Addressed” was posted on December 11th from the Texas Education Agency: SUBJECT: Student Success Initiative (Texas SUCCESS) Online Accelerated Instruction Resources Rider 46, General Appropriations Act, 84th Texas Legislature, authorizes the commissioner to issue a request for proposal (RFP) for “statewide licenses to provide supplemental computer-based reading and mathematics instruction […]

From TEA: Adopted Rule Changes for the Texas Assessment Program

On March 28th the Texas Education Agency posted a communication regarding changes for the Texas Assessment Program. These changes include the following areas: ABOVE-GRADE-LEVEL TESTING FOR GRADE 3–8 STUDENTS – Amendment to 19 TAC §101.3011 EXEMPTIONS FOR QUALIFYING ELL ASYLEES AND REFUGEES – Amendment to 19 TAC §101.1005 15% COURSE GRADE REQUIREMENT – Amendment to […]

Commissioner of Education Rule Review

The Texas Education Agency posted the following rule review notice: Notice of Proposed Review The Texas Education Agency (TEA) proposes the review of 19 TAC Chapter 101, Assessment, pursuant to the Texas Government Code, §2001.039. Summary: The rules being reviewed by the TEA in 19 TAC Chapter 101 are organized under the following subchapters: Subchapter […]

Approved Tests for the Assessment of Limited English Proficient Students

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has completed the annual review of approved tests for use during the 2012-2013 school year in the identification of students of limited English proficiency as well as entry/exit from bilingual education and special language programs, in accordance with 19 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §89.1225(d) relating to Testing and Classification of […]

Upcoming Science Professional Development

The following information has also been shared through our science listserv (http://www5.esc13.net/curriculum_instruction/signup.html).   Mark your calendar for the following Professional Development Opportunities!   Registration for these workshops is open on E-Campus. March 8th     Instructional Technology and the Elementary Classroom  SP1222148  (TRC codes apply) Explore a variety of free and easy to use web-based tools that integrate […]

Student Assessment Web Page Updates

The following information was sent over the TEA listserv: Listed below are the recently updated Student Assessment Division <http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/>  webpages.  If clicking the link does not open the webpage, copy and paste the link into the address bar of your browser.    Accommodation Resources http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/accommodations/   *Linguistic Accommodations for ELLs Participating in the STAAR Program […]

Texas Student Data System

We will be hosting a presentation showcasing the Texas Student Data System facilitated by TEA on May 26th from 9 – 10:30 at Region XIII (ECampus SP1121777). Every district will be invited to send one to two central office representatives (specifically those that work in the realm of assessment and accountability). TEA will review the […]

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