New testing in Lone STAAR State

Dillard, Betty
December 2010
Fort Worth Business Press;12/27/2010, Vol. 22 Issue 52, p12
The article focuses on Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR), the standardized test that will replace the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS). STAAR will be launched in the 2011-2012 school year. It provides a background of the TAKS program. Information is presented on the features of STAAR that will focus on readiness for success in subsequent grades or courses and ultimately for college and career.


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