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Progress on both ends needed after EISD’s grade

After the release of district wide grades at Texas campuses by the Texas Education this week there needs to be a little accountability on both sides. The Texas Education Agency this week released the results of the state’s latest accountability system. That system has come under fire for its emphasis on standardized tests, but TEA Commissioner Mike Morath characterizes the system as “continuous improvement.” But we see where school districts are coming from too. We put this new system along side scores from students who take the SAT and ACT. A simple test of a student’s overall knowledge of what they have learned throughout their four years of high school is not an indicator of how well they will perform in college. After all we are all different and we all learn differently at different levels and speeds. Read stories like this and more in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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