This project will align the existing TAECSB with the Texas College & Career Readiness Standards (TCCRS), the End of Course Exams for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR), the Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency, and the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) and other recognized educational and college and career performance indicators.
Revise and align the TAECSB by incorporating existing standards and assessment research, tools, and products including, but not limited to:
1. The Texas College & Career Ready Standards (TAECSB),
2. The Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency,
3. The Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA),
4. National Reporting Systems (NRS) guideline descriptors, and
5. Recommendations from content standards expert contracted by TEA.
Public input is being sought by the Texas Workforce Commission, the Standards Working Group (SWG) and TAECSB revision project staff to help guide the refinement of the draft Texas Adult Education Content Standards and Benchmarks. Public comment will be collected via two methods: online public comment and public comment sessions.
The online public comment period will be held July 15, 2016, to August 15, 2016, to receive input on the draft Texas Adult Education Content Standards and Benchmarks. Written comments may be submitted to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TAECSB_PublicComment .
ALL COMMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5:00 P.M. August 15, 2016.
In addition to the online public comment option, four public comment sessions have been scheduled during the month of August.
Attendees who wish to speak (up to 3 minutes) will be asked to sign in and are invited (but not required) to bring a copy of their remarks to submit into the record of the event. An audio recording and notes from each session also will be taken.
Questions regarding the public comment options may be directed to project staff at 512.245.9046 or by email email@example.com .