September 27, 2012
Subject: Posting of the Approved 2013–2014 Student Assessment Testing Calendar
TO THE ESC AND DISTRICT TESTING COORDINATOR ADDRESSED:
Please DO NOT reply to this email.
The purpose of this email is to notify you of the posting of the approved 2013–2014 Student Assessment Testing Calendar. Comments to the proposed calendar were requested through September 14, 2012, and taken into consideration before the calendar was finalized.
Updates to the proposed 2013-2014 testing calendar include the following:
- TAKS and TAKS (Accommodated) exit level tests will continue to be administered to students in grade 11 or above whose testing requirement for graduation is TAKS. However, TAKS–M will no longer be available.
- Beginning in spring 2014, STAAR Modified will include operational assessments in English III and U.S. history.
Please call the Student Assessment Division at 512-463-9536 if you have any questions about this information.
Assessment Contact Information
Texas Education Agency
Department of Assessment and Accountability, Criss Cloudt, Associate Commissioner
Division of Student Assessment, Gloria Zyskowski, Director