Shallowater teacher suspended after TAKS irregularities - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

4/23/09

Shallowater teacher suspended after TAKS irregularities

SHALLOWATER, TX (KCBD) - The Shallowater Independent School District has discovered TAKS testing irregularities may have occurred during the last administration of the tests. The possible testing irregularities involve a small group of students and one teacher.

The teacher involved has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the results of an internal investigation. The district has self-reported the potential testing irregularities to the Texas Education Agency and they are working together to resolve issues relating to the incident.

The district is committed to ensuring that all testing procedures are being followed so that all students' TAKS scores are valid.

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