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State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Transition to New Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Mathematics

The Texas Education Agency posted additional information regarding assessment of mathematics standards on May 1st at http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index4.aspx?id=25769810943. Key items in this communication include: In the past the Texas Assessment Program has integrated changes to the TEKS in the state assessments using an “overlap year” approach for the first year of TEKS implementation. The overlap in the […]

Grade Placement Committee (GPC) Requirements Training: April 9th

The new Student Success Initiative  Manual is available on the Texas Education Agency website – http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index3.aspx?id=3230&menu_id=793. Below is information regarding a session to assist in understanding the requirements of SSI. SP1429523 – Grade Placement Committee (GPC) Requirements Training: April 9 1:30-3:30 SP1429524 – Grade Placement Committee (GPC) Requirements Training (LIVE STREAM): April 9 1:30 – 3:30 […]

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 […]

Continuation of Texas SUCCESS – Student Success Initiative Online Reading and Math Resources

The Texas Education Agency posted communication today indicated that the existing online mathematics and reading resources currently available through TEA’s Texas SUCCESS (Students Using Curriculum Content to Ensure Sustained Success) initiative will be continued for the 2013-2014 school year. “TEA’s designated SSI Support Center at Region 20 Education Service Center has established a single web portal […]

ER1011 – Reading Instruments Report

The Texas Education Agency shared information regarding PEIMS and Early Reading Indicators in a posting through Project Share yesterday. “Beginning with the 2012-13 school year, districts were required to report through PEIMS an Early Reading Indicator number for each student in grades K-2. Because of the new PEIMS reporting requirement, it has been determined that […]

Student Success Initiative (SSI)

On Monday the Texas Education Agency posted the 2012-2013 Student Success Initiative Manual. The manual, sample forms and letters are located at http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index3.aspx?id=3230&menu_id=793. ESC Region 13 Contact: Jennifer Womack – jennifer.womack@esc13.txed.net

Student Success Initiative Online Resources Available

The Texas Education Agency posted a letter today announcing new online resources for mathematics and reading  that are available to students, parents, and teachers beginning August 24, 2012, and continuing to August 31, 2013. “The new TEA program entitled Texas Students Using Curriculum Content to Ensure Sustained Success (Texas SUCCESS) provides access to interactive math […]

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