Advanced Placement participation and scores increase in Texas

Participation in Advanced Placement (AP) tests by Texas public school students was up by 4 percent in the 2011-2012 school year. According to data from the College Board, performance increased for all students by 9.1 percent, with African-American and Hispanic students showing the greatest gain in p...

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Class of 2014 graduation rate sets new mark

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas high school on-time graduation rate set by the Class of 2014 reflects another all-time high for the state and marks the seventh consecutive year the overall rate has increased. According to the Texas Education Agency (TEA) re...

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STAAR end of course results strong for Texas high school students

High school students posted strong passing rates for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) end-of-course exams in Biology, Algebra I and U.S. History, according to preliminary statewide results released today by the Texas Education Agency. The results reflect passing rate...

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