Author - Butch Hudson

Butch has worked with testing and accountability for 15 years at the campus, district, regional, and state levels. Originally from North Carolina, Butch is the State Assessment Specialist for Region 13, helping district test coordinators and others navigate the world of STAAR and TELPAS testing. He is available to answer any of your state testing policy and procedure questions.

New STAAR Item Type Examples

HB 3906, passed in 2019 by the 86th Texas Legislature, requires that by the 2022-2023 school year no more than 75% of the items on STAAR tests be of the multiple choice item type. TEA has defined multiple choice as “an assessment Item in which the student is tasked with selecting...

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