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Coronavirus in Texas

Texas STAAR test requirements waived due to coronavirus outbreak

Gov. Greg Abbott also said he would ask the federal government to waive federal testing requirements, which apply to all states.

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Coronavirus in Texas

As the coronavirus spreads across the state, The Texas Tribune is covering the most important health, economic and breaking developments that affect Texans, every day. Watch our Texas unemployment tracker, use our explainer on the coronavirus for essential information, and visit our map tracker for the number of cases, deaths and tests in Texas.

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