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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.

Friday, July 29th, 2011

The List: Do San Marcos schools measure up?

The Texas Education Agency on Friday released school accountability ratings based on student performance on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills. Four elementary schools in San Marcos earned Recognized ratings but for two of those, it...

Friday, July 29th, 2011

The List: Do San Marcos schools measure up?

The Texas Education Agency on Friday released school accountability ratings based on student performance on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills. Four elementary schools in San Marcos earned Recognized ratings but for two of those, it...

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Preliminary TAKS results show San Marcos CISD making gains

Preliminary scores from the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) testing shows San Marcos CISD making gains in math and science. But the best indications of progress, said school officials, are among fifth graders, who moved...

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

TAKS scores rise overall, SMCISD officials say

San Marcos CISD saw overall test scores rise in the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skill, according to preliminary results released by the state.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

San Marcos CISD receives TEA recognition

San Marcos CISD (SMCISD) was given a total of fifteen Gold Performance Acknowledgements (GPAs) in the updated state accountablility reports, released on Nov. 4 by the Texas Education Agency (TEA.) The district received 12 GPAs in 2008...

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

Summer schools set for Hays CISD

Elementary summer school (grades 2 through 5) begins June 8 and will be Monday-Friday through July 2 at Hemphill and Science Hall elementary schools.

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Hays CISD Channel:
District improves
preliminary TAKS scores

Hays CISD registered improvement for all student subgroups in preliminary results from the latest Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills.

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