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TEA releases statewide STAAR results
AUSTIN - from Texas Education Agency
Statewide passing rates for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR(r)) mathematics and reading tests in grades three through eight remained relatively stable for the third consecutive year, according to preliminary results released today by the Texas Education Agency. The results reflect passing rates for the spring 2014 administration of STAAR and STAAR L.
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Virtually all grades (3 through 8) recorded some improvement in mathematics over results from the previous school year. Fifth and eighth graders recorded the highest passing rate at 79 percent on the first administration of the test. The largest increase from the previous school year came in grade 6 - a jump of five percentage points. Grade 7 was the only grade level where math passing rates declined from 2012-2013.