Tag Archives: STAAR
Finding a good elementary school in Houston is easy — if you live in the right neighborhood, or can take on a school search as a full-time job.
Single mom Malkia Hutchinson never thought she'd be buying a $300 test prep kit for her 4-year-old, but that's how "school choice" shapes up in Houston....Read More
Struggling Marlin ISD says it’s ready to become ‘ground zero’ for standardized test reform.
Struggling Marlin ISD says it’s ready to become ‘ground zero’ for standardized test reform. ...Read More
Depending on whose measure you’re using, Texas is somewhere between 38th and 49th in the nation when it comes to per-student funding. Instead of wallowing in ...Read More
From deleted answers to missing test books, Texas’ new test vendor almost left us pining for Pearson. Almost.
From deleted answers to missing tests, Texas’ new standardized test vendor has committed a series of flubs that almost left us pining for Pearson. Almost....Read More
It's civil disobedience with a side of summer camp for students whose parents are protesting standardized testing by letting kids stay home on STAAR days....Read More
School district will spend over $50,000 to check for more erroneous scores.
Lewisville could spend over $50,000 checking STAAR scores after finding some students' tests, which they must pass to graduate, were wrongly graded zero....Read More
Shore up your secondhand embarrassment allowance, because these Texas teachers up the dork factor in their schools' STAAR test prep videos....Read More
Houston ISD would be the first in Texas, at least among the largest districts, to pass a clear policy about opt-outs. The move wouldn’t be an endorsement of t...Read More