Texas Education Code § 39.506 Recommendations

Sec. 39.506. RECOMMENDATIONS. The commission shall develop recommendations under this subchapter to address:

(1) the purpose of a state accountability system and the role of student assessment in that system;

(2) opportunities to assess students that:

(A) provide actionable information for a parent or person standing in parental relation to a student, an educator, and the public;

(B) support learning activities;

(C) recognize application of skills and knowledge;

(D) measure student educational growth toward mastery; and

(E) value critical thinking;

(3) alignment of state performance standards with college and career readiness requirements in collaboration with the Texas Workforce Commission and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board;

(4) policy changes necessary to enable a student to progress through subject matter and grade levels on demonstration of mastery; and

(5) policy changes necessary to establish a student assessment and public school accountability system that meets state goals, is community based, promotes parent and community involvement, and reflects the unique needs of each community.

Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1094 (H.B. 2804), Sec. 8, eff. June 19, 2015.

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