TEA releases STAAR assessments
Date Posted: 8/06/2013 | Author: Jennifer Mitchell, CAE
The following is a press release from the Texas Education Agency on the release of 2013 STAAR assessments: August 5, 2013
TEA releases STAAR® assessmentsAUSTIN – The Texas Education Agency (TEA) today released copies of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) and made those assessments available for viewing on the agency’s website. Commissioner of Education Michael L. Williams announced in March his intent to accelerate the scheduled release dates for all general assessments following the statewide spring administration of the tests. The 83rd Texas Legislature subsequently passed (and the governor signed into law) House Bill 5, which also required TEA to release the assessments. The following 2013 STAAR assessments have been released:
- Grades 3-8 – Math, Science, Reading, Writing, Social Studies
- High School Math – Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II
- High School Science – Biology, Chemistry, Physics
- English I Reading, English II Reading, English III Reading
- English I Writing, English II Writing, English III Writing
- World History, World Geography, U.S. History
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