From The Amarillo Globe-News
Amarillo-area teachers are working to prepare their students to take new state-mandated tests this year. As the first test dates in March approach, teachers will soon find out if their efforts have paid off.
The State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness tests are supposed to be more rigorous and require students to use more critical-thinking skills to answer questions.
Check out Wednesday’s Amarillo Globe-News for a story about how teachers feel about the tests and what they have done in their classrooms to make sure their students are ready.
Take a quiz based on sample STAAR test questions to see if you are smarter than an eighth-grader.