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State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness


Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Texas teachers have mixed opinions on bid Isaac’s bill to reduce state tests

The House Public Education Committee heard a bill that would pare back the number of required standardized tests, in line with the wave of legislation limiting high-stakes testing in public schools.

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Initial STAAR results are mixed bag for San Marcos CISD

San Marcos CISD students met state averages in two of five tests administered to mostly ninth graders and exceeded them in another, according to a first glimpse of STAAR testing data released by the school district. They...