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Texas fifth and eighth graders won't have to pass STAAR test to move on to the next grade

Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday that Texas students must take the state standardized test next spring, but fifth and eighth graders can graduate without passing it.

STAAR themed decorations adorn the hallways of Wharton Elementary School in Wharton on April 21, 2018.

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