Into this charged atmosphere, onto the same stage Robert Scott famously occupied a year ago, stepped Texas’ new Education Commissioner Michael Williams on Tuesday. Safe to say, it’d be a hard act to follow.
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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 […]
State Rep. Diane Patrick, R-Arlington, is asking the Texas Education Agency to suspend its school ratings for a second straight year, as lawmakers rework the system.
There is great unrest over testing in Texas schools, and a few Texas business leaders have some opinions about what we should do. Until […]
One of the least popular bits in Texas’ new testing regime is the “15 percent rule,” which requires that part of a high school […]