Invitation From Region 8 & Education Testing Services
Representatives from the STAAR
testing contractor, Education Testing Services (ETS), will be visiting Region 8
to conduct focus groups with parents to hear feedback on the new format of the
CSR for Spring 2017. The purpose of the feedback is to improve the value of
these reports to parents and students. Your thoughtful feedback will help us
understand what information parents need to help their children succeed in
school to graduate—college and career ready. We need input from parents that
live in diverse communities and from a variety of backgrounds—including rural,
urban, and suburban regions of the state. We will use this information to improve
the format and content of the student score reports you may receive in the
We would like to invite you to
join us on Thursday, September 8, 2016 for a regional Parent Focus Group
on the STAAR Student Reports. This meeting will be held at ESC 8 (see
address below) beginning from 6:00 – 7:00 PM.
4845 N. US Hwy 271
If you plan to attend, please
RSVP to Mary Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call her at 903-572-8551.
If you have any questions
about this meeting, please contact Dr. Nancy Hartman at (210) 558-4115 or NancyHartman@Westat.com. We look
forward to seeing you at the meeting.
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