Posts Tagged ‘15%’

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 […]