119 Search Results for "A-F"

A-F bill fails in House, but is inserted in takeover bill

Updated 5/17/21 to reflect language of bill in SB 1365. A bad bill that would have made it easier to get an unacceptable campus rating under the A-F system—and thus likely add more takeovers of our public schools—was voted down in the Texas House last week. HB 3731 (Harold Dutton,...

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A-F Accountability Ratings: Charters vs. School Districts

A-F Accountability Ratings: Charters vs. School Districts Last week, the TEA released their A-F accountability ratings for each campus throughout the state and the comparison between ISDs and charters is shameful considering the state spends $3 billion per year on inefficient, unaccountable, and subpar charters: 25.1% of ISDs earned an...

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Release of A-F ratings shows need to hit reset button on state sanctions

(Photo: Chris Paul/Houston Public Media) Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath visits Aldine ISD on the day of the A-F ratings release. Yesterday, with much undue fanfare, the Texas Education Agency released its A-F accountability ratings, which for the first time officially include campuses as well as districts. Education Commissioner Mike...

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Texas AFT Comments on TEA Rules for A-F Ratings

Texas AFT Comments on Proposed Amendments to §97.1051 and Proposed New §97.1060 Texas AFT strongly opposes the proposed amendments because these changes would have the effect of putting struggling districts and their elected boards on the fast-track to state takeover without allowing sufficient time to see if the turnaround improvement...

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District A-F ratings released, but why they shouldn’t mean squat

The Texas Education Agency today released its controversial A-F accountability ratings for school districts on a system based primarily on STAAR test results, and you can view the letter grades and sort and search by a variety of criteria at the new TEA website, www.txschools.org. Campus ratings also were released...

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Statement on A-F grading of school districts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 15, 2018 CONTACT:  Rob D’Amico, 512-627-1343 Nothing is fair about this simplistic, test-driven system that doesn’t reflect how schools are progressing and serving their students and communities Louis Malfaro, Texas AFT president, commented today on the Texas Education Agency release of A-F ratings for school districts:...

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