Gaps in Texas STAAR Exam Scores Widen Among Races, Income Levels | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Gaps in Texas STAAR Exam Scores Widen Among Races, Income Levels

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Dallas Morning News reporter Jeffrey Weiss talks about the growing gaps in STAAR exam scores across Texas. (Published Monday, June 9, 2014)

If STAAR results are any measure, Texas is failing its lowest-performing students. Despite government-mandated programs for many thousands of test-challenged kids, three years of scores show no benefit.

In every test at every grade, groups of students who scored lower when STAAR rolled out three years ago are still behind — and in most cases, the gaps are growing.

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