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STAAR testing resumed at Central Texas school districts Wednesday, the day after a system failure prompted many Texas districts to delay or ca…

At the Temple Independent School District’s board of trustees meeting on Monday night, a public hearing was held on the district’s results for the 2013-14 Texas Academic Performance Report. According to the academic report, the district met standard in all areas of performance.

Though no one from the public spoke at the hearing, district accountability director Lisa Diserens explained to the board what the data in the report reflected about the district’s performance

Statewide scores on the English end-of-course State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness were poor, particularly in the STAAR end-of-course English and writing exam.

Before students receive their first report card of the new school year, all the schools in the state receive an annual report card, issued by the Texas Education Agency. This year it was mostly good reviews of the Temple Independent School District.

Of the district’s 13 campuses, 12 received a “met standard” designation (the highest designation) in the TEA’s 2014 accountability rating system, or school report card. Hector P. Garcia Elementary was the only school that received an “improvement required” designation.