Beginning in spring 2019, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) will be offering three additional accessibility enhancements as the personal needs and preferences (PNP) options available in the STAAR Online Testing Platform (SOTP).
With STAAR testing season in full swing, teachers are prepping, kids are stressing, and parents are…questioning? The lack of clarity around the STAAR test and the Texas state standards can be disheartening and stressful for a passionate parent trying to ensure their child succeeds. If you can relate, don’t worry – you don’t have to be a STAAR test expert to be a great mom or dad. We are the experts and we’re excited to help! After a few years of running our DFW-wide STAAR preparatory program, we’ve learned some really valuable things to share with you… […]
The STAAR system annually tests students in grades 3-8 and tests high school students via end-of-course exams. High school students must pass Algebra I, English I, English II, Biology and U.S. History end-of-course exams to graduate.
Texas law creates several requirements and opportunities for students to advance from one grade to the next. Students also have a variety of options regarding how they earn credits toward graduation.
After December 2016, STAAR A & STAAR L test forms will no longer be used. This change means that schools must have enough computers for all students with disabilities & ELLs who need accommodations.