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Texas Lives Up to Moniker as Lone STARR State

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In March, the STAAR (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness) will replace the TAKS (Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills) test, which Texan students have taken annually since the implementation of No Child Left Behind. The STAAR test promises to have a higher degree of difficulty than the TAKS test and comes with more strings (some would say spurs) attached. Several years ago, the State Legislature amended the Texas Education Code to require an end-of-course exam that will count …

Texas Lives Up to Its Moniker as Lone STAAR State

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