Governor Abbott Cancels STAAR Test for 2020

Governor Abbott announced today that public schools in Texas will no longer be required to take the STAAR Test for this school year.

Given the recent pandemic, Governor Abbott decided to cancel the STAAR (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness) Test since teachers and students will not be given adequate time to prepare.

Governor Abbott recently stated in a press conference:

“Your health and safety are top priorities, and the state of Texas will give school districts flexibility to protect and ensure the health of students, faculty, and their families,”

The State of Texas, along with other major Texas corporations, are working diligently to make the Lone Star State a safer and functioning place amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Cases of coronavirus are continuing to increase in Texas and the United States, but the worst of it is almost over as China has seen a decrease in cases and people are allowed to go back to work.

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