Topic: Testing

TEA restarts faulty school ratings while poll shows vast majority of Texans want process to opt-out of STAAR

The already-flawed A-F school accountability rating system—based heavily on STAAR scores—will re-launch this year after the Texas Education Agency halted it at the beginning of the pandemic in 2020. However, only schools meeting the requirements to achieve an A-C will receive a rating, while D and F campuses will be labeled “Not Rated.” That change will allow campuses that were...

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