Texas’ temporary policy relieved high-stakes for 6,000 students according to IDRA’s analysis released with our latest attrition study. Students who are economically disadvantaged, Latino or African American benefited most from the alternative graduation policy established by the Texas legislature in SB149. This policy was set to expire in 2017, but the legislature extended it. See this infographic for IDRA’s key findings and some ways accountability systems hurt children. See the report press release.


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