Standardized Tests, Not Prep Work, Limited With New Law

Protesters gather to express their displeasure with standardized testing.
Protesters gather to express their displeasure with standardized testing.

In 2013, Texas legislators passed House Bill 5 which reduced the amount of standardized test students would have to take.

The law had a provision in it that limited the amount of time educators could spend preparing for a test. It also reduced the amount of practice tests educators were allowed to administer throughout the school year.

A year later, educators have found a loophole in the system.

Click here to learn more.

-Cody Empkey

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