TEA announces significant changes to June 2016 STAAR testing for Grades 5 and 8

As a result of ongoing reporting issues with the vendor for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness—or STAAR, Texas Commissioner of Education Mike Morath has announced the cancellation of the June 2016 administration of STAAR testing for 5 and 8 grades.  Additionally, the results of the Spring 2016 administration of STAAR for grades 3 through 8 will not be made available to school districts until July. Please read the Commissioner’s letter for more information.