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Is STAAR too hard on young readers? The standardized test is in lawmakers' crosshairs again.

Two years-old studies questioning the state's standardized test have gained traction in Texas, fueling the fire among educators and parents who argue the test is too high-stakes.

Daniel Saldana, 9th grade student at Elsik High school, looks up during a quiz about biomolecules during an afternoon intervention program on April 19, 2018.

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