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STAAR testing begins this week in Texas

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(KWES) -

This week is a big week for children in the state of Texas.

Statewide standardized testing starts Tuesday morning until the end of the week.

On Tuesday, fourth and seventh graders will be taking their writing STAAR tests while the 5th and 8th graders will be testing mathematics.

Last year, students had technical and computer problems with the system.

The Texas Education Agency is promising a smoother year for testing students for the more than 5.3 million students testing.

They've spent almost $20 million on improvements to the system

Good luck to all the students testing this week!

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