In Texas, a backlash against student testing

It is a precarious time for Texas school districts. Faced with roughly $5.4 billion less in state financing, districts this year will administer new, more rigorous state exams called the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or Staar, the Texas Tribune reports. And for the first time in high school, the assessments are linked to graduation requirements and final grades. There is anxiety among school leaders, educators and parents
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