Texas Assessment of Academic Skills Essay by The Research Group

Texas Assessment of Academic Skills
Evaluates competency examination designed to measure student performance in language arts & mathematics in Texas public schools.
# 13779 | 1,350 words | 10 sources | 1999 | US
Published on Feb 20, 2003 in Education (Curriculum) , Education (General) , Political Science (General)


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"EVALUATION OF THE TEXAS ASSESSMENT OF ACADEMIC SKILLS
Introduction
The purpose of this research is to evaluate the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS), a competency examination that is designed to measure student performance in both language arts and mathematics (Zirkel, 1993). The development and history of the TAAS, the purpose of the administration of the TAAS program, and an evaluation of the TAAS are presented. An overall assessment by this researcher of the merit of the TAAS and the criticism lodged against it concludes this research.

Development and History
Reform in public education was initiated in Texas in 1984 when Ross Perot led a citizen commission that examined the state of public education in Texas. Legislation that became effective on.."

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