Tag Archives: standardized testing
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
On this week's podcast: Tips for shuffling off this Texas mortal coil, a Trinity River showdown and a prairie defilement that's nothing to sniff at.
This week on the Texas Miracle: tips for shuffling off this Texas mortal coil, a Trinity River showdown and a prairie defilement that's nothing to sniff at....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
Twelve national civil rights groups signed a letter in May opposing the opt-out movement and suggesting the language of civil rights had been “appropriated”...Read More
Two years after scaling back high school testing, Texas lawmakers are considering more cuts to elementary tests, and studying whether the tests are worthwhile....Read More