List of 84th Texas Legislature bills affecting STAAR Testing

Thanks to twitter user @staartest for spurring the compilation of these STAAR test related bills in the 84th Texas Legislature.

Bills related to number of State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) tests:

  • HB 742 and HB 774 which both eliminate 4/7 writing and 8 Social Studies. HB 742 also eliminates US History End of Course test.
  • HB 959– Would only require testing in subjects for which testing is required by federal law

Bills related to End of Course (EOC) test graduation requirements:

  • SB 149 Establishment of Independent Graduation Committees for students who fail to master all EOCs

Tweet any other bills affecting standardized testing to me (@troymooney) and I will add them to the list