Archive for December, 2015

Attention Teachers With Struggling Readers

Would you like to learn specific strategies to assist your students in reading? We have the workshop for you! The SIM team at Region 13 is offering a reading boot camp for STAAR!  It is specifically designed for struggling readers who failed STAAR and are in a SSI Intervention group. Join us on January 14, […]

Student Success Initiative (Texas SUCCESS) Online Accelerated Instruction Resources

  TEA released information for selected online accelerated instructional resources for math and reading.  School districts can now start preparing for their SSI plans in grades 3-5 and 6-8 in math and reading, as well as Algebra 1, English I and English II. Please view the link below for more information on the chosen online […]

Every Student Succeeds Act signed into law this week!

President Obama signed Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into law yesterday.   An advocacy group for students with disabilities remarked that this law “offers a stronger path forward for children and youth with exceptionalities than its predecessor, the No Child Left Behind Act” (CEC, Special Education Today. Dec. 10, 2016 edition). To read the CEC’s Summary […]

STAAR Alternate 2 – 2016 Overview

If you are a first-time STAAR Alternate 2 test administrator and would like to learn more about the planning, preparation, and administration of this assessment, then please join us at the service center on December 14 or January 25 for a day of informational activities. During this one-day optional training, we will discuss: ARD responsibilities, […]

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