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August 16, 2013 | New Accountability for Schools

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When school begins in less than two weeks faculties and administrators will find themselves graded under a new accountability system. In some ways it is simpler in some ways more complex. Some argue that reducing the number of high stakes tests given to students is dumbing down our schools. Others say the new STAAR test is harder than the TAKS test it replaced.

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