The Cost of Field Testing      This week our Freshmen students took the first two tests in the latest version of Texas’ standardized testing program STAAR (State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness).  At the same time our Juniors were being tested in a field test on the same subject areas.  I had the opportunity to be one […]

Manor Plays the State Assessment Game      Today I attended our district’s meeting to lock in details for how the state’s new End of Course (EOC) exams will effect our students.  We met to discuss key issues concerning how we would convert the scale score to a grade and how (or if) these exams would effect the Grade Point […]