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STAAR testing adds pressure to final weeks as frantic Texas school year nears end

In an academic year scrambled by the pandemic and a deadly winter storm, Texas school students face makeup work and rounds of standardized testing. Many parents and teachers say it's unnecessary.

A student lays his head down during the class lesson at the after school intervention program on April 19, 2018.

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