Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills

Summer School Attendance Up With Introduction Of New ExamsThe amount of Texas students currently attending summer school has increased because of the growing number of ninth graders who have to retake state assessment exams.
STAAR Testing Begins In Texas Public SchoolsMonday marked the beginning of Texas’s new standardized test: The STAAR, or the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness.
STAAR Won't Impact Students' Grades This YearTexas 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.
43 Dallas ISD Schools Make PEG List, 29 In Fort Worth ISDForty-three Dallas ISD and 29 Fort Worth ISD schools rank among the state’s worst performing, according to a list issued Monday by the Texas Education Agency.
State Sen. Florence Shapiro Won't Seek Reelection State Sen. Florence Shapiro says she won't seek re-election next year.
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