Texas Education Agency Links
Accommodations Resources 2019-2020 - TEA accessibility policies may apply to any student taking STAAR or TELPAS depending on his or her needs and whether or not the student meets the eligibility criteria, if applicable. These policies are divided into 3 main categories. Within each category are links to policy documents that provide more specific information.
STAAR-Alternate 2 Resources - TEA has developed the STAAR Alternate 2 assessment to meet the federal requirements mandated under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), a federal education law previously known as No Child Left Behind. TEA designed the STAAR Alternate 2 to assess students in grades 3–8 and high school who have significant cognitive disabilities and are receiving special education services.
STAAR Mathematics Resources - This webpage contains STAAR resources for grades 3–8 mathematics, Algebra I, and Algebra II assessments.
STAAR Reading Resources (Grades 3-8) - This webpage contains STAAR resources for grades 3-8 reading assessments.
STAAR Science Resources - This webpage contains STAAR resources for grades 5 and 8 science, and biology assessments.
STAAR Social Studies Resources - This webpage contains STAAR resources for grade 8 social studies and U.S. History assessments.
STAAR Writing and English I, II, III Resources - This webpage contains STAAR resources for grades 4 and 7 writing, English I, English II, and English III assessments.
Notice to Parents of Students with Disabilities Regarding 5th or 8th Grade students Receiving Special Education Services