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Section A: General News


East Central adopts high-stakes testing resolution


East Central adopts high-stakes testing resolution
N. KILBEY-SMITH/Reprints at wilsoncountynews.com During the April 19 board meeting, East Central Independent School District trustee James T. Mulkey (left) and Superintendent Gary Patterson (far right) congratulate (from left) East Central High School powerlifting coach Todd Dorgan and lifters Matt Ritch, Karla Tapia, and Jaelynn Clark, all of whom performed recently in state competition. At state, Karla placed second in Class 5A in the 148-pound class; Jaelynn was the district’s first-ever individual state champion in her division; and Matt captured fifth place in his class.


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EAST CENTRAL -- The East Central Independent School District (ISD) has joined more than 240 school districts statewide to adopt a resolution urging the Texas Legislature to “reexamine the public school accountability system ... and to develop a system that encompasses multiple assessments, reflects greater validity, ... and more accurately reflects what students know...” in an effort to move away from high-stakes testing, such as the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) and its predecessor, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills. . . .

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