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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...

Texas Education Agency Seeks $1 Million For Exam Security

Posted 11.13.2012 | Education

The Texas Education Agency is asking the state Legislature for $1 million for investigations into irregularities in student tests. Education Commis...

Expert: $8 Billion Needed For Texas Students To Meet New Academic Standards, Says School Finance Expert

Posted 10.31.2012 | Education

Texas will need to spend an additional $8 billion annually in order for its students to meet the state's new college and career-readiness standards, s...