State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) exams
Students in Texas take State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) tests. The STAAR tests assess students reading, writing, science, and social studies skills.
Merit’s Language Arts and math software programs correlate
to the STAAR tests. The content and format of
Merit’s programs can help students develop and strengthen
their test-taking skills as well as their reading, writing
and math skills.
Students in grades 3-8 take the reading and mathematics exams.
Students in grades 4 and 7 take writing exams.
Students in grades 5-8 take science exams.
Students in grades 8 take the social studies exam.
Merit reading software has been proven -- through rigorous,
scientifically based research -- to increase both student
reading comprehension and standardized test scores. Merit
research study findings reveal that education software is
an effective tool to improve test scores and academic performance.
Published: July 2015
HOW WE CAN HELP:
programs address the specific areas covered on
the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) exams
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Correlations for Texas