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Top Stories: Preliminary STAAR Results Show Math Improvements; Behind ‘Sons Of St. Clair’

May 10, 2018

The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Preliminary results are out from this spring's STAAR tests. According to The Dallas Morning News, fifth- and eighth-graders in Texas made improvements at every performance level in the math section.

However, reading results were mixed. While fifth-graders made improvements, eighth-grade scores were flat. Fifth- and eighth-grade students must pass the reading and math tests to be automatically promoted to the next grade. Those who failed get two more chances on the tests.

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