Given the impact of COVID-19, Governor Greg Abbott is using his statutory authority as the Governor of Texas under Texas Government Code, §418.016 to suspend annual academic assessment requirements for the remainder of the 2019–2020 school year. This includes STAAR Grades 3-8, STAAR End of Course, and STAAR Alternate 2 exams.

STAAR Cancellation Letter March 18, 2020

Updated STAAR Assessment FAQ's March 19, 2020
The Texas Education Agency publishes STAAR® report cards for all students every year. To improve communication and transparency with educators and families, TEA has redesigned the Confidential Student Report (CSR). The goal of the redesigned CSR is to create a family-friendly report on student progress, specifically highlighting growth and improvement as much as proficiency.