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New emphasis could create problems, too

It’s a sadly common condition in Texas — and in the nation at large, for the most part — that any implemented change to school accountability standards seems to fall far short of the goal.

The next iteration of school ratings, which will be issued in August with new accountability standards outlined by the commissioner of education this week, will rely heavily on closing the “achievement gap” between minority groups and peer majority groups.

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