Use of cell phones and personal electronic devices during STAAR tests

Use of Cell Phones and Personal Electronic Devices During STAAR Tests
Maintaining the security and confidentiality of the Texas student assessment program is critical for ensuring valid test scores and providing standard and equal testing opportunities for all students. The Texas Education Agency is required by law to create policies to ensure the security and confidentiality of these exams. As a district, it is our responsibility to make sure that we have procedures in place to comply with these policies. One of these requirements is that districts must ensure that students do not have access to electronics during testing. Please review the attached document which outlines the practice of each Hallsville ISD campus on a testing day: 2020-2021 Hallsville ISD STAAR Cell Phone Letter