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2016-17 testing calendar posted for parents and students

Dear Parents:
Please take note of the 2016-17 testing calendar  for your children.
Here are some tips to help your child take The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) and other tests on the calendar:
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  • Sample Tests. If students are feeling stressed, taking a sample test might ease their anxiety. The Texas Education Agency offers examples of the types of problems kids can expect to see. Visit to review.
  • Get plenty of sleep. Experts say kids need between 10 to 11 hours of rest per night. A tired child cannot stay focused for hours on end. Try for an earlier bedtime the night before.

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