Archive for November, 2018

STAAR Alternate 2 Waiver Request is open for public comment

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has posted the draft Texas Waiver Request Regarding STAAR Alternate 2 for public comment on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) Alternate 2 webpage. For the second year, Texas is requesting a waiver from the United States Department of Education (USDE) regarding the 1.0 percent threshold on […]

Residential Tracker – Required Data Collection Due Nov. 30th!

TAA 11/15/2018 provides information on the 2018-2019 Residential Facility Tracker Data Collection. Each district or charter with a residential facility within its boundaries or jurisdiction, in which students enrolled in the district or charter reside, must submit data for all current students by Friday, November 30, 2018. The RF Tracker application is accessed through TEAL.  […]

What’s “Special” About Graduation: Coding for Class of 2018 and 2019

The Class of 2018 graduated last spring, and the appropriate Leaver Codes and Graduation-Type Codes from TSDS PEIMS will be submitted in the 2018 Fall data submission. To help you and your PEIMS staff review data for accurate submission specific to students receiving special education services, see the resources listed below. 2018-2019 Texas Education Data […]

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