Online students won’t have to take STAAR test, Texas education commissioner says

Online students won’t have to take STAAR test, Texas education commissioner says
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Students attending schools remotely will not have to take the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR test, when it is administered on campuses, Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath said Thursday.

In a live-streamed interview with the Texas Tribune, Morath said schools will be able to make a “variety of adjustments” for students whose families are concerned about the health implications of sending them onto campuses to take the STAAR test in-person.

“It’s not opting out of the STAAR test — it’s opting for remote instruction,” Morath said. “They will continue to experience remote instruction, but we don’t have the capability to do the test remotely, so they won’t sit for the STAAR exam.”

Morath said the Texas…



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