The House will take up HB 5 on the floor today and will debate whether the measure is sufficiently rigorous to achieve college readiness.
Test your smarts with 15 sample questions from the new STAAR subject matter tests.
Thirty-seven men, 525 years behind bars for crimes they didn’t commit. Thanks to DNA testing, their claims of innocence have finally been proved—but what happens to them now?
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.