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Despite fewer failing Texas schools, students still struggle with STAAR

The Texas Education Agency said fewer Texas schools failed academic standards this year, even as students continue to struggle on state tests.

Bayless Elementary teacher Holly Guillmen identifies and explains the use of the contents of the Waterwise home water conservation kit provided to students by the High Plains Underground Water District in Lubbock, Texas, Oct. 17, 2012.

The Texas Education Agency said fewer Texas schools failed academic standards this year, even as students continue to struggle on state tests. Recent results found 371 schools were rated as "improvement required," which declined from 445 campuses last year. (The Dallas Morning News) 

 

 

 

 

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