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Texas suspends STAAR testing requirements for 2019-20 school year

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has waived requirements for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) tests for the 2019-20 school year. STAAR tests have been administered to students in grades 3-11 by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) since the 2011-12 school year.
Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor March 16, 2020

It was announced today that Texas Governor Greg Abbott has eliminated state testing requirements for the 2019-20 school year due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. State of Texas Assessments of Academic...

Possible exemptions allow for early summer

May 29, 2013

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer As the year wraps up, students become more and more eager to leave school and begin summer.  The one and only obstacle standing in the way of them beginning summer 2013...

Juniors experience last TAKS test

April 25, 2013

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer After taking the TAKS test since they were in 3rd third grade, the juniors at Coppell High School and across the state of Texas have completed their final TAKS test...

Texas Education Agency pushes forward release of STAAR

April 17, 2013

By Michelle Pitcher Editor-in-Chief This week, Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced that all State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) will be released by August....

Texas legislature proposes major changes to class requirements

Texas legislature proposes major changes to class requirements
April 8, 2013

By Rachel Bush Staff Photographer High schools across the state of Texas are uncharacteristically tuned into a series of bills making its way through the state legislature.  This over-stressed and...

STAAR

STAAR
January 23, 2013

In the spring semester of each school year, the period of time for the dreaded standardized testing rolls back around. Starting in 3rd grade and continuing into 11th, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) requires...

TAKS test finally replaced with STAAR

February 20, 2012

By Dyer Whitt Staff Writer The dreaded TAKS (Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skill) test which has been in affect for some time now in Texas is going to be replaced in hopes of more accurately testing...

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