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10 Mini Lesson Topics for the New Texas Assessment (STAAR)

At the end of February, I was honored to join sixteen of my English teaching peers to work on the STAAR Writing Performance Standard Setting Committee. It was our job to take the English I, II, and III Writing STAAR … Continue reading

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10 New Things About STAAR

Ten New Things We Have Learned About STAAR The new performance levels are called advanced, satisfactory, and unsatisfactory. Students entering the state universities must now have a college readiness certificate from their high schools. Current freshmen will have to score … Continue reading

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