Dozens of school districts sued the Texas Education Agency last fall, claiming revisions to the state’s accountability system would hurt them.
Accountability in Texas
“This decision leaves local school system leaders, community members, and families without one of their only tools for understanding school performance and advocating for essential programs and resources specifically designed to lift up their most underserved students,” said Jonathan Feinstein, director of The Education Trust in Texas.
Source: Texas Tribune BY Brian Lopez
Photo: Texas’ school ratings, which grade public schools based on metrics like how students performed in the state’s standardized test or how ready they are for a career after high school graduation, have been delayed this year because of a court battle between several school districts and the state. Credit: Pu Ying Huang for The Texas Tribune