By Bill Hammond
Summer is coming to an end, and school is starting again. There is always hope at the start of a new school year for students and parents alike. Hope for a better year than last and hope for new successes.
The Texas Education Agency believes that the vast majority of our campuses, about 85 percent, are “meeting standards.” A little under 9 percent aren’t “meeting standards,” or as the TEA would put it, “require improvement.” So, are the standards really being met?
Bill Hammond is CEO of the Texas Association of Business.