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4th Grade STAAR Writing Postponed to Thursday, April 8

(this message was also emailed to all HEB ISD Fourth Grade parents & families on April 6, 2021)

To All HEB ISD Fourth Grade Parents & Families:

Today (Tuesday, April 6) we planned to give the STAAR Writing test to all fourth grade students in HEB ISD. Unfortunately, the state-wide online testing system experienced a systemwide outage. As a result, the Texas Education Agency has halted online testing for every school district in Texas.

State officials have assured us that the online testing system will be available again after today. The 4th Grade STAAR Writing test is postponed until Thursday, April 8, 2021

If your student is enrolled in OLO (online learning option), he or she will attend school on Thursday, April 8 just like they did today. OLO students will follow the same process they did today, including transportation, entering the school, testing location, meal schedule, etc.

If the Texas Education Agency shares any additional information that would affect this plan, we will let you know as soon as possible. If you have additional questions, please reach out to the front office at your child’s school.