STAAR

AcronymDefinition
STAARState of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (est. 2012)
STAARSecond Time Around Aussie Rescue, Inc. (Bryan, TX)
STAARSouth Texas Animal Adoption Resource (Katy, TX)
STAARSpace Technology Applications Astronomy & Rocket Research (Scottish Rocket Programme)
STAARSerious Teens and Adults Acting Responsibly
STAARSpecial Tactical Advanced Alien Response (Area 51 game)
STAARSurgical Techniques and Applied Research (intraocular lens company)
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Of almost 200 district leaders the education agency surveyed, 69 percent said they wanted the STAAR dates to be kept the same.
Districts would also be able to use locally selected exams, not just the state STAAR test, as a factor in their grades.
Jason Isaac, R-Dripping Springs, would slash the number of required state tests from 22 to 17, allow districts to choose their own test providers with state oversight, reduce the weight of the state STAAR exam when rating schools and districts and allow districts to use national exams as alternative tests with federal approval.
Ophthalmic products company STAAR Surgical Company (NasdaqGM:STAA) stated on Monday that it expects its first quarter revenue to grow by 16% to USD18m.
The Texas Education Agency is slapping the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the state's controversial STAAR tests with a $20.7 million fine over widespread logistical and technical issues.
State Representative Calls for Suspension of Texas' STAAR Exam, by Kiah Collier - A state representative who has passed legislation aimed at reeling in Texas' standardized testing regime is calling on the state to ditch required STAAR exams while it "tries to iron out STAAR's many kinks."
It is the first year Educational Testing Services has overseen STAAR administration after the state scrapped the bulk of its longtime contract with London-based Pearson Education.
Embattled STAAR Test Vendor Facing $20 Million Fine, by Kiah Collier - The Texas Education Agency is slapping the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the state's controversial STAAR tests with a $20.7 million fine over widespread logistical and technical issues.
The Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the state's controversial STAAR tests - to the tune of $20.7 million - over widespread logistical and technical issues reported with the spring administration, Education Commissioner Mike Morath announced Tuesday.
Judge Denies State's Request to Toss STAAR Suit, by Kiah Collier - After a group of parents sued the Texas Education Agency over the 2016 administration of STAAR exams, state lawyers argued they had no standing and asked the courts to drop the case.
STAAR Surgical announced that the FDA, in a letter dated August 23, stated that it has determined that STAAR has provided sufficient data to support initiation of a human clinical study in the United States of the EVO/EVO+ VISIAN Implantable Collamer Lens for Myopia, and EVO/EVO+ VISIAN Toric Implantable Collamer Lens for Myopia with Astigmatism.