Top education leaders in Texas are to hear testimony on the state’s new standardized test and its effects on students, teachers, instruction practices and graduation rates.
Texas high school students can pass most of the state’s new STAAR end-of-course exams this year by answering fewer than half of the questions correctly.
Follow-up testing for tuberculosis begins Monday in the Ennis school district.
It will make MLB the first major North American sport to blood test unionized players. Baseball has tested minor league players since 2010 because it didn’t need the union’s consent.
Some parents thought it was a joke when a school district said that students would take a preliminary college entrance exam in a hockey arena.
Despite barely two dozen positive tests in three years, Texas is likely to keep its high school steroids testing program.