TEA has released their August newsletter.
Much happened in the 84th Legislative Session, including changes in testing.
Check out the article on page 14, Substantial STAAR testing changes on the horizon.
Here is a introduction to ETS’s report on Assistive Technologies in reference to computer-based assessments:
It is ETS’s mission to help advance quality and equity in education by providing fair and valid assessment, research, and services for all people worldwide, and that includes people who have disabilities. The work to achieve this mission is facing a number of challenges in a changing world, partially due to rapid technological change and the spread of information technology.
AUSTIN – Following the spring administration of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) end-of-course exams, 92 percent of students in the Class of 2015 have successfully completed all exams required for high school graduation, according to the latest figures released today by the Texas Education Agency.