STAAR Results Show How North Texas Districts Ranked in High School Performance

STAAR Results Show How North Texas Districts Ranked in High School Performance

This school year the pressure was on. Teachers and students were empowered to buckle down and get to work. It's because standardized testing last year showed students knew much less than they did before the pandemic. There were longer class days and extra assignments -- all in hopes when students took the STAAR test this year the numbers would go up. Algebra I scores in Dallas ISD this year showed 33% of students did not meet expectations. That number was 34% last year. Scores show 67% are approaching the expectations, up from 66% last year, with improvements for students meeting and mastering math, up 9% and 10% respectively. In the Arlington ISD, Algebra scores were better compared to 2021. Thirty-six percent did not meet expectations this year, compared to 41% …
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