Education Lewisville Schools Texas

Texas weighs options for STAAR test successor

Since introducing standardized tests in 1980, Texas schools have shifted the acronym associated with the test every few years to assuage parents who realize that the tests hamstring their schools. Now, in part because of the grading fiasco in which hundreds of Lewisville ISD students were awarded the wrong grades on their tests, it appears […]

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LISD forced to classify students by clique in accordance with Texas law

Lewisville ISD is scrambling to accommodate a new Texas law that requires school districts to document students’ cliques instead of their ethnicity. Districts currently classify students as white, black, Hispanic, American Indian, Asian or Pacific Islander for purposes of the Texas Education Agency’s PEIMS system. The system allows districts and the public to confirm that […]