Preliminary TAKS test- fewer pass and larger minority gapSomervell County Salon-Glen Rose, Rainbow, Nemo, Glass....Texas


 

Preliminary TAKS test- fewer pass and larger minority gap
 


19 May 2005 at 2:34:12 PM
salon

Houston Chronicle (the state results in full will be out Friday). Of interest due to Houston being the district that was the model for NCLB.

The percentage of Houston ISD students passing the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills dropped for every grade level under this year's tougher standards, the school district announced Wednesday.

Houston's black and Hispanic students struggled the most as the gap separating the passing rates for those students and whites grew larger. While 62 percent of the Houston Independent School District's white 10th-graders passed all four subjects tested on the TAKS, only 17 percent of blacks and 19 percent of Hispanics achieved the minimum standard.


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