STAAR

Crash Test

Apr 10, 2013 By Nate Blakeslee

Over the past two decades a movement to increase the importance of standardized testing in public schools has swept across the country. It was born in Texas. Is Texas also where it might die?

Tweaks to STAAR Exam Rollout

Feb 15, 2012 By Sonia Smith

State senator Florence Shapiro says that the Texas Education Agency can (and should) waive the requirement that tests count toward fifteen percent of final grades this year.