ECS Learning Systems' new STAAR MASTER Score Guarantee will ensure Texas teachers and schools see STAAR performance improvements year over year. The program initially supports grades 3 through 8 for reading and math using both the STAAR MASTER student practice books and practice tests.
although credit recovery may allow kids to “recover” credits needed to graduate, it often delivers little in terms of actual learning. If a high school diploma is to be more than a “certificate of attendance,” state and local officials must take responsibility for how schools award credit. Until then, Nevada’s record-setting graduation rate deserves the scrutiny it has thus far received.