Significant scoring inaccuracies on STAAR writing tests this year are unacceptable and should lead to an immediate moratorium on all writing assessments, the president of Texans Advocating for Meaningful Student Assessment (TAMSA), said Tuesday. The call by TAMSA for a moratorium comes after Lewisville ISD recently discovered serious grading errors by the Texas testing vendor on the writing portions of STAAR end-of-‐course exams.
HB5 Test Summary
HB5 limits state-mandated tests to 5 EOCs: English I (R&W combined), English II (R&W combined), Algebra I, Biology, & US History. Two optional EOCs, Algebra II & English III, can be administered at the districts' option.