As thousands of kids begin their State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness or STAAR tests this week, an Irving mother is taking a stand against the standardized exams… and she’s not alone.
A DISD student admitted to CBS 11 News she was nervous about a new academic endeavor only experienced by one person she’s known. You see, the school district is offering her and thousands of other students the chance to take the SAT exam for free.
AUSTIN (AP) – The math class of exponents and imaginary numbers – and a potential predictor of a student’s success in college and in life – has become a key point of contention as the […]
The Texas Education Agency says the state could violate federal rules if lawmakers pulled funding for standardized testing.
The sweeping school finance lawsuit going to trial Monday in Austin isn’t only about money.
Duncanville school officials are standing by the integrity of their standardized test scores in spite of being criticized in an Atlanta newspaper for results that appear “suspicious.”
Monday marked the beginning of Texas’s new standardized test: The STAAR, or the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness.
Texas high school students won’t have to worry about new standardized testing known as STAAR affecting their grades this year, thanks to a one-year wavier signed Friday by the state’s education chief.
The DeSoto ISD School Board voted 3-2 Monday to part ways with embattled superintendent Dr. Kathy Augustine, who was placed on paid leave after her first day on the job.