The TEKS SCAM

Following is a comparison of three 3rd grade math test questions. Notice that each problem has the same math TEKS. Are Texans being scammed by the Texas Education Agency, the SBOE, the Commissioner of Education and every legislature who has … Continue reading

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STAAR/EOC Report Fraud

Texas Commissioner of Education, Michael Williams, proudly promotes the lie that STAAR/EOC Tests Assess Student Achievement  The Commissioner said, “It’s encouraging to see ongoing improvement in core subjects such as Algebra I and Biology as students and teachers adapt to … Continue reading

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STAAR Scores Falsely Reported

Are 5th grade STAAR Math Scores being Falsely Reported? Michael Williams, Texas Education Commissioner, has proudly announced the passing math scores for Texas 5th graders. Why did the commissioner report that students only had to understand 54% of the basic … Continue reading

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Can Texas 5th Graders Read?

TEA Celebrates–80% of Texas 5th graders passed the STAAR Reading Test TEA failed to report that the passing score for the 5th grade STAAR Reading test was only 54%. Thus, 20% of Texas 5th graders made less than 54% on … Continue reading

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STAAR/EOC Scoring SCAM

TEA’s scoring scale accommodates the declining performance of Texas Students. The STAAR/EOC Scoring is very confusing. I reported 38% as the minimum passing score for the Algebra II EOC scores for 2013. Following is a parent comment that I received … Continue reading

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STAAR Tests Not Necessary

Are Parents are being Bullied into believing kids must take the STAAR It was this time last year that Ann Work (TexasRecordNews.com) published the four biggest secrets about the Texas STAAR Tests. If you did not read this expose, be … Continue reading

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Don’t Take the STAAR Tests If

Passing Grades Don’t Count if a Student Fails the STAAR TESTs Some students were given awards for being on the honor roll last year and then told they would not pass to the next grade because they failed STAAR tests. … Continue reading

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Are STAAR Modified TESTs Modified?

Can You Tell the Difference? The following is a comparison of 8th grade STAAR Science test questions. One set of questions is part of a modified test and the other is on the regular STAAR test. Can you tell which … Continue reading

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STAAR Modified vs Regular

  What is the difference between the following two STAAR Test questions? The modified test has larger font and larger spacing between the lines. The modified test separates the information putting it into a separate box. The modified test has … Continue reading

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Honor Roll Students are Failing

Did your Child Fail Because of the STAAR Test? Students can be awarded certificates for being on the school honor roll all year and then told they failed because of grades on the state test called STAAR. Some honor roll … Continue reading

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