Great news for students, state Rep. Jason Isaac said in a commentary describing education-related actions by the 2013 Texas Legislature.
Mandated high school end-of-course exams were cut from 15 to five, Isaac wrote. We knew about that from news coverage.
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Statement: Pending a federal waiver, the 2013 Legislature “eliminated the overtesting of students in grades 3-8 by decreasing the number of tests from 17 to 8.”