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Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Texas Parents Join Forces to Reduce Testing


Texas Parents Join Forces to Reduce Testing
By Michele Molnar on April 2, 2013 4:15 PM | 1 Comment

Many Texas moms are giving their state's 15 mandatory tests for high school graduation a resounding "E" for "excessive," and it looks like the legislature is ready to listen to them.

Organized as Texans Advocating for Meaningful Student Assessment (TAMSA), the moms (and some dads, too) scored their first victory on March 27 when a bill that would reduce the number of mandatory "end-of-course" tests in Lone Star State schools passed the House, and now they are pressing on.

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