Observer contributor Jason Stanford joins us to discuss the perils of Texas’ reliance on standardized testing.
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When Dr. Walter Stroup showed that Texas’ standardized testing regime is ﬂawed, the testing company struck back.
Wendy Davis is hammering Greg Abbott on aspects of his pre-K proposal. Can she use it turn the conversation to education policy?
Edy Chamness and the Facebook group she started last year, occupy the radical fringe in a broad revolt against Texas’ testing regimen.
As House Democrats made their play for more school funding Monday afternoon, an unlikely ally of sorts roamed the chamber among them: State Rep. David Simpson.
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 […]
One of the least popular bits in Texas’ new testing regime is the “15 percent rule,” which requires that part of a high school […]
Five years ago, back when she still trusted El Paso’s public schools, Linda Romero Hernandez got surprising news from her youngest daughter: Bowie High School would not allow her back next year.