Tag Archive: test

Feb 21

Online resource prepares students

Ninth grade students at John Tyler and Robert E. Lee high schools have access to a new online study resource called OnTRACK. The web-based lessons are designed to prepare students for the STAAR End-of-Course (EOC) assessments. “Tyler ISD constantly looks for ways to support our students’ learning,” Kim Tunnell, Tyler ISD executive director of curriculum …

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Feb 07

Parents learn about new tests

Information about an unfamiliar test raised a lot of questions for Tyler ISD parents who were introduced to the STAAR End of Course (EOC) Exams, the new statewide testing program for Texas high school students, which begins with this year’s 9th graders. Parents of John Tyler High School freshmen listened carefully as Tyler ISD administrators …

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Jul 19

Marching to save our schools

By Mary Tedrow I was born and raised in Washington, DC before the miracle of air-conditioning. I know well that July is a beast in that city. Yet I will return to Washington, DC on July 30 to participate in the Save Our Schools march and rally. Why? Because I don’t want to lose something …

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May 18

Senior year sticker shock

Parents, if your high-school senior is about to graduate, you have my heart-felt congratulations – and my sympathy. As your checkbook can attest, this has been an expensive year and it’s not over yet. You’re probably still facing senior prom, graduation gifts and many other expenses. For those whose children are juniors, start planning and …

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