Two years after scaling back high school testing, Texas lawmakers are considering more cuts to elementary tests, and studying whether the tests are worthwhile.
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Proposed legislation would allow students to graduate high school without passing all of Texas’ required high-stakes tests.
When Dr. Walter Stroup showed that Texas’ standardized testing regime is ﬂawed, the testing company struck back.
By requiring new health care “navigators” to get hours of costly training beyond what’s required by federal law, Texas would steer hundreds of thousands of dollars to training and testing firms like Pearson.
For opponents of Mexico’s sweeping new education reforms, the Mexican education system is clumsily following the path to privatized education and standardized testing first blazed by Texas.
After getting overwhelming approval from the House—and then sitting for a few weeks—a bill bringing big changes to Texas’ testing and graduation requirements is on the move again.
When Texas debuted its much-maligned STAAR test last school year, some of the harshest criticisms came from teachers, who complained they’d been given little guidance about […]