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High-stakes state testing atmosphere to be tempered under Texas lawmaker’s proposal

Published on April 25, 2017 under CommunityImpact

Teachers told state Rep. Jason Isaac, R-Dripping Springs, that they spent 46 days each year preparing students for 22 state-required standardized tests. Isaac decided this was too much and decided to propose a change. On Tuesday afternoon, Isaac presented his solution to Texas’ high-stakes testing problem to the House Public Education Committee. “We must spend less time focusing on standardized testing in our public schools,” Isaac said.

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock

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