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Computer Glitch Prevents Thousands Of Students From Taking Exam

Posted 12.04.2012 | Education

Thousands of Texas students couldn't finish the electronic version of a state-mandated, end-of-course exam due to a computer glitch Monday, the Austin...

Texas High Schoolers See Relief From High-Stakes Testing Rule

Posted 11.30.2012 | Education

For a second year, Texas high schools will not be required to count new end-of-course exams as part of a student's grade, Texas Education Commissioner...

Educators Sanctioned In Cheating Scandals Get Recycled At Other Schools

texas watchdog | Steve Miller | Posted 11.02.2016 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of Texas Watchdog. Principal Robert Earl Peters Jr. left the Dallas school district in 2009 as the district and sta...

Could You Pass The 8th Grade By Today's Testing Standards?

Posted 03.30.2012 | Education

As Texas students started taking a new state-mandated test this week, districts across the state have gradually signed on to a resolution that says hi...

'Exemplary' School Only Taught 2 Subjects, Faked Other Grades

Posted 01.22.2012 | Education

A Dallas elementary school that was given "exemplary" status for academic achievement only taught its third graders reading and math last year, and fa...