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Wanting to Increase Student Success on U.S. History STAAR?

Revving Review for STAAR Success in U.S. History Energize and empower your students and peak your U.S. History EOC scores with these techniques and materials! Maximize student achievement through the use of learner-centered strategies designed to not only review but also diagnose student gaps. Build student confidence and comfort with comprehensive review materials that engage […]

State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Testing Requirements for Middle School Students Taking Accelerated Mathematics Instruction Beyond Algebra I

On March 25th the Texas Education Agency posted a communication regarding testing requirements for middle school students participating in math instruction above grade level. This posting adds further clarification to the March 6th communication. Please review the entire posting at http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index4.aspx?id=25769810278 for details regarding: Texas Education Code (TEC) §39.023(a) requires students to be assessed in mathematics […]

Algebra I EOC Success Training Opportunity

Seguin ISD is hosting an Algebra I EOC Success on December 12th and 13th.  To register to attend this FREE TEKS PD training go to Region 13’s Ecampus https://ecampus.esc13.net/login.html and type workshop code FA1225525. This training will be held at the Seguin ISD Administration Building in Seguin, TX. For more information regarding professional development supported […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Frequently Asked Questions related to the 2012 Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP)

This message is a duplicate of an e-mail sent out by Ed on March 7th if you are also on the Curriculum Council listserv. Curriculum Council Members: The following information was posted by Performance Reporting (TEA) today. ed ****************** March 7, 2012 TO THE ESC DIRECTOR AND/OR ESC STAFF ADDRESSED: Frequently Asked Questions related to […]

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 […]

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