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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No STAAR Math Re-Testing in 2015

TEA Changes the Rules Again! Children in grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 were forced to attend summer school if they failed the 2014 STAAR math tests. A large percent of these children had passing grades in math, … Continue reading

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TEA Facilitates Failure

Why do Texas students not have textbooks? Why does the Texas Education Agency promote the CSCOPE instructional material sold by the Educational Service Centers (ESCs)? The ESCs originally sold CSCOPE as being a replacement for textbooks. The mission of the … Continue reading

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Teachers Hate CSCOPE

The 20 Texas Education Service Centers Hide the Truth Don’t let your local so called education service center deceive you. The 20 ESCs are still promoting the CSCOPE instruction material. They have just hidden the flawed CSCOPE material by changing … 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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Poor Leaders = Failing Students

No Qualifications Needed–Just Volunteer Many districts  demand expertise in an area for a person to be an instructional specialist. Did you know that TEA doesn’t require that an instructional specialist do any more than just volunteer for the job? In … Continue reading

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FREE TEKS-based Professional Development

TEA and the 20 ESCs created professional development to give Texas Teachers a scope for every K-12 TEKS in every subject.  This material was funded by a grant worth $31,900,000. Why isn’t this material posted on the TEA website? How … Continue reading

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TEA LIES to Public

TEA News Releases Online March 11, 2013 SBOE panel to review CSCOPE Concerns have been raised by parents and educators about the CSCOPE curriculum management system. CSCOPE was created by 19 regional education service centers and is now used by … Continue reading

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