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First Day Of STAAR Testing Canceled For Thousands Of Students Experiencing Technical Issues Across Texas

Posted on · Texas officials mandated that students take the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness in person this year at monitored test sites, although millions of students are still learning remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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From Reduced Testing to Teacher Bonuses: What Changes Are in Store for HISD?

Posted on · In the past few weeks, the Houston Independent School District's administration has announced some planned changes, including scaling back student testing next year. HISD Superintendent Terry Grier also initially proposed to end the district's controversial performance bonus system, but he went back on that proposal earlier this week. Next week, the HISD board will review […]