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Title: Faking the grade
Authors: Michels,Patrick
Source: Texas Observer, November 2012, 104 :11 ,pg 16- 21
Subjects: Garcia Lorenzo El Paso (Tex.) - Schools Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Shapleigh Eliot Cheating (Education)
Additional Information: Superintendant of El Paso (Tex.) ISD arrested for mail fraud and other charges after a cheating scandal involving the TAKS came to light. Superintendant Garcia was accused of systematically misrepresenting district test scores and fostering a culture wher
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Title: Most Texas students meet TAKS promotion requirements
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Source: Texas Lone Star, Jun-11, 29 :04 ,pg 45-  
Subjects: Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Educational tests and measurements
Ref ID: 91024
 
Title: Texas students showed dramatic academic growth during TAKS era
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Source: Texas Lone Star, Jul-12, 30 :6 ,pg 13-  
Subjects: Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Students - Testing State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR)
Additional Information: Statistics showing improvement in testing results among Texas students in the 2011 TAKS test and the 2012 STAAR.
Ref ID: 94527
 
Title: Student assessment: Initial statewide STAAR results released
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Source: Texas Education Today, Jul-12, 26 :5    
Subjects: State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Educational tests and measurements
Ref ID: 94543
 
Title: Most Texas students meet TAKS promotion requirements
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Source: Texas Lone Star, Jul-11, 29 :05 ,pg 26-  
Subjects: Promotion (School) Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Educational tests and measurements
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Title: Texas students show dramatic academic growth during TAKS era
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Source: Texas Education Today, Jul-11, 24 :05 ,pg 10- 11
Subjects: Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Educational tests and measurements
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Title: Tyrant's foe: Blowing the whistle on El Paso's crooked schools
Authors: Michels,Patrick
Source: Texas Observer, December 2012, 104 :12    
Subjects: Garcia Lorenzo El Paso (Tex.) - Schools Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Cheating (Education) Scott Patricia
Additional Information: Whistleblower Patricia Scott, a counselor who uncovered the cheating scandal at El Paso's Bowie High School
Ref ID: 95216
 
Title: Behind the lines: The big test
Authors: Burka,Paul
Source: Texas Monthly, Aug-12, 40 :8 ,pg 10- 12
Subjects: Educational tests and measurements Scott Robert Texas Education Agency Hammond Bill Texas Association of Business (TAB) Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Hochberg Shapiro Florence Eissler Rob
Additional Information: The battle over the Texas' reliance on high-stakes standardized exams.
Ref ID: 94610
 
Title: Testing, testing: Texas standardized exam moves from TAKS to STAAR
Authors: Clark,Catherine
Source: Texas Lone Star, April/May 2011, 29 :03 ,pg 18- 21
Subjects: Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Educational tests and measurements
Ref ID: 91051
 
Title: Update from acronym land: Gird yourselves for another exam--STAAR--as TAKS phases out
Authors: White,Roger
Source: Texas Lone Star, April/May 2011, 29 :03    
Subjects: State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Educational tests and measurements
Ref ID: 91074
 
Title: Most students meet TAKS promotion requirements
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Source: Texas Education Today, Apr-11, 24 :04 ,pg 11-  
Subjects: Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Educational tests and measurements
Ref ID: 91044
 
Title: Dateline San Antonio: The testing machine - All the meetings are about one thing: How are the students going to pass the TAKS?
Authors: Gonzalez,Barbara Renaud
Source: Texas Observer, 6-May-11, 103 :8 ,pg 20-22-  
Subjects: Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Educational tests and measurements Schools - San Antonio (Tex.)
Ref ID: 91171
 
Title: STAAR or State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness to replace TAKS
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Source: Texas Education Today, 2010, 23 :3    
Subjects: State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Educational tests and measurements
Additional Information: ID: 485; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 84680
 
Title: STAAR replaces TAKS
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Source: Texas Lone Star, 2010, 28 :2 ,pg 35-  
Subjects: State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Educational tests and measurements
Additional Information: ID: 510; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 84696
 
Title: 10 things you should know: STAAR to replace TAKS
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Source: Advocate, 2010, 29 :3    
Subjects: State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Educational tests and measurements
Additional Information: ID: 349; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 89102
 
Title: In the passing lane: Vast majority of students meet TAKS promotion requirements
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Source: Texas Lone Star, 2010, 28 :5 ,pg 22-  
Subjects: Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Educational tests and measurements
Additional Information: ID: 417; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 89159
 
Title: More schools, districts earned top accountability ratings
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Source: Texas Education Today, 2010, 23 :6 ,pg 1+-  
Subjects: Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Educational tests and measurements Educational accountability
Additional Information: ID: 458; Texas Projection Measure (TPM).; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 89179
 
Title: Preliminary TAKS results show increasing passing rates
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Source: Texas Education Today, 2010, 23 :4 ,pg 1+-  
Subjects: Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Educational tests and measurements Education--Standards
Additional Information: ID: 319; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 89075
 
Title: Spring semester hazards
Authors: Moore,Joey
Source: Advocate, 2009, 29 :2    
Subjects: Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Educational tests and measurements
Additional Information: ID: 732; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 81153
 
Title: Good news, bad news: Number of exemplary, academically unacceptable districts grows
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Source: Texas Lone Star, 2009, 27 :7 ,pg 34- 35
Subjects: Educational accountability Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Educational tests and measurements
Additional Information: ID: 385; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 79343
 
Title: TAKS passing rates increased on every subject, at every grade
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Source: Texas Education Today, 2009, 22 :6    
Subjects: Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Educational tests and measurements
Additional Information: ID: 424; Chart.; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 79375
 
Title: New legislation enacts considerable changes to the state's assessment program and accountability system
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Source: Texas Education Today, 2009, 22 :6    
Subjects: Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Educational tests and measurements Educational accountability
Additional Information: ID: 428; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 79379
 
Title: Study conducted to determine feasibility of moving to online assessments
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Source: Texas Education Today, 2009, 22 :3    
Subjects: Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Educational tests and measurements
Additional Information: ID: 1226; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 79769
 
Title: Nine out of 10 third-grade students pass TAKS reading test
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Source: Texas Education Today, 2009, 22 :4    
Subjects: Reading - Ability testing Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Educational tests and measurements
Additional Information: ID: 1267; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 79795
 
Title: Fifth and eighth-grade students show improvement on math TAKS
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Source: Texas Education Today, 2009, 22 :5    
Subjects: Mathematics - Study and teaching (Elementary) Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Educational tests and measurements
Additional Information: ID: 1279; RP: NOT IN FILE
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