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January 27, 2012 | STAAR vs. TAKS

Video duration: 28:30

The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness or STAAR test will be given to students in Texas in two months. This replaces the old TAKS test. But unlike TAKS this test will count for 15 percent of a students grade in each course. There is concern that this new test could affect student grade point averages and class ranking which can affect entrance into college.

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April 21, 2017 | Castro on Intelligence Committee

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April 21, 2017 | Castro on Intelligence Committee

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April 14, 2017 | Choice for Mayor

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April 14, 2017 | Choice for Mayor

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April 7, 2017 | Trump’s border wall

The biggest challenge for President Trump’s promised border wall is in Texas

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March 31, 2017 | Largest bond package ever

City’s largest bond package in history includes controversial land bridge for Hardberger P

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March 31, 2017 | Largest bond package ever

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