Texas To Resume STAAR Testing Next School YearTexas public school districts haven't finalized their plans for a return to the classroom, but they know the state will resume its high-stakes standardized testing.
Some North Texas Lawmakers Look To End STAAR Testing Next School YearThe federal government would have to approve a request by Texas to waive STAAR testing for the 2021 school year.
Governor Greg Abbott Cancels STAAR Standardized Tests For Public School StudentsLast week a Texas state representative petitioned to have all standardized public school testing canceled because of the coronavirus, today Governor Greg Abbott made it official.
As COVID-19 Concerns Close Campuses, State Representative Wants STAAR Testing EliminatedAs public school districts across Texas continue to close campuses and modify schedules because of COVID-19, a Texas representative is requesting that all standardized testing be canceled.
Vulgar Words Appear In Images On Some STAAR Tests"This is in no way acceptable or appropriate, and we deeply regret that these images appeared on the test," the Texas Education Agency said.
Assessment Test Stressing Texas Students - 'It's Okay For Your Child To Be Anxious'Some students in North Texas are getting ready for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test and experts say that can be stressful.
McDonald’s Offering Free Breakfast As STAAR Tests Kick-OffMcDonald’s wants to help students get off to a strong start as they get ready to take the STAAR exam.
More Texas High Schoolers Who Fail Tests Could GraduateMore Texas high schoolers could soon have a chance to graduate without passing all of the state's mandatory tests.
Dallas ISD STAAR Test Results Show Gains & LossesThe State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test scores are in and for the most part Dallas Independent School District (DISD) 5th and 8th grade students scored well.
Texas Fines Testing Vendor $5.7M, Demands $15M In UpgradesTexas is fining the company that administers statewide standardized tests $5.7 million — and ordering it to invest $15 million in future safeguards — after computer glitches caused problems last academic year.
State Cancels June STAAR Tests And Retests For Grades 5-8Education Commissioner Mike Morath said those students who didn't perform satisfactorily on the March and May 2016 will not have to retake the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness.
Texas Parents Ask Judge To Block STAAR ScoresA group of Texas parents want a judge to scrap results from a statewide standardized test that is under new scrutiny after a computer glitch this spring lost thousands of student answers.
Makeup STAAR Results Coming Too Late For GraduationA Granbury High School Senior and her family says delayed STAAR test scores may keep her from graduating with the rest of her class.
Denton ISD Teacher Makes Parody Video For Upcoming STAAR TestDenton Independent School District teacher Kelly Hauser is at it again. The sixth grade teacher has just released her latest video creation, "Test Shop."
STAAR Tests To Get Less Time-Consuming In Grades 3 To 8State-mandated exams are getting shorter for Texas students in grades 3 to 8. The Legislature this session approved a requirement that STAAR tests be less time-consuming for young students.