Topic: Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS)

Policy Report: Minority Student Performance Continues to Lag Despite Achievement Gains

Oct. 16, 2012

African American and Latino students made achievement gains after test-based accountability was implemented in Texas during the 1990s, yet overall student performance continues to lag, according to a policy report released by the Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis (IUPRA) at The University of Texas at Austin.

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