“TAKS was administered to Texas children under the mandates of a 2001 federal law known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB), which set a benchmark for 100-percent student proficiency in math and reading by 2014. States were required to show “adequate yearly progress” toward the goal, mostly through standardized testing.”

Continue to the press release and learn about how this is affecting disadvantaged and marginalized children, further excluding them from their right to learn.