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Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Workforce commissioner: STAAR testing system badly broken

Texas Workforce Commissioner Tom Pauken said Thursday that the state's current public education accountability system is "broken and badly in need of fixing."

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Business leaders: No more money for schools if STAAR standards relaxed

Leaders in the business community said Wednesday that they would not stand for increased funding for education if it came with any rollback of accountability standards in Texas public schools.