Establishing Middle Ground for Testing and Accountability in Texas

Establishing Middle Ground for Testing and Accountability in Texas

The STAAR test is Texas’ statewide student testing program. Each year more than 5.4 million students sit at their desks and try to focus on this post-mortem, end-of-year high-stakes test as they go heads-down...

Time to Reduce High-Stakes Nature of STAAR is Now

Raise Your Hand Texas announces recommendations to reducehigh-stakes nature of STAAR in state’s accountability system On October 25, Raise Your Hand Texas released A Report from the Measure What Matters Assessment & Accountability Council....

Dala Henry and Claudia Ureño-Olivas serve as discussion panelists at the Measure What Matters Conference held at the Holdsworth Center.

Rethinking School Assessment and Accountability

On January 18, 2022, Raise Your Hand Texas hosted our first-ever policy conference, the Measure What Matters: Assessment and Accountability Conference. The event was part of a statewide listening and engagement campaign created to...


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