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Reopening Texas Schools

Texas students will still take STAAR tests in 2021, but schools won't be rated on them

State lawmakers had previously asked the Texas Education Agency to seek a federal waiver to cancel the standardized tests.

Desks are spaced out in a classroom at Ott Elementary School on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020 in San Antonio.
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