Texas Algebra Ready

Texas Algebra Ready Initiative: Adding Opportunity for Texas Children

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Texas: Algebra Ready (TXAR)

The Texas: Algebra Ready (TXAR) initiative exists to increase the preparedness of students to meet standards and pass assessments in algebra.

Project Share
Visit Project Share for access to available courses, commercials and video overview of MSTAR.

Announcements

Screener
The ESTAR and MSTAR Universal Screeners, used to help guide instructional decisions in relation to students' readiness for algebra, will launch for fall administration on August 25 and will be available until October 17, 2014. The ESTAR/MSTAR Universal Screeners can be accessed through the Project Share Gateway at http://projectsharetexas.org/ or accessed directly at http://mstar.epsilen.com.

Diagnostic
The MSTAR Diagnostic Assessments, designed to follow the MSTAR Universal Screener, will launch for fall administration on September 2, 2014 and will be available until October 17, 2014. The MSTAR Diagnostic Assessments provide a next step in supporting and understanding the misconceptions of middle school students struggling with Algebra-readiness. The MSTAR Diagnostic Assessment can be accessed through the Project Share Gateway at http://projectsharetexas.org/ or accessed directly at http://mstar.epsilen.com.

The ESTAR Diagnostic Assessments are scheduled to launch during the spring 2015 administration window.

Updated: July 2014