Texas Algebra Ready

Texas Algebra Ready Initiative: Adding Opportunity for Texas Children

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Texas: Algebra Ready (TXAR)

The Texas: Algebra Ready (TXAR) initiative exists to increase the preparedness of students to meet standards and pass assessments in algebra.

Project Share
Visit Project Share for access to available courses, commercials and video overview of MSTAR.

Announcements

Screener
The ESTAR and MSTAR Universal Screeners, used to help guide instructional decisions in relation to students' readiness for algebra, launched for winter administration on January 7, 2015 and will be available until February 10, 2015. The ESTAR/MSTAR Universal Screeners can be accessed through the Project Share Gateway at http://projectsharetexas.org/ or accessed directly at http://mstar.epsilen.com.

Diagnostic
The MSTAR Diagnostic Assessments, designed to follow the MSTAR Universal Screener, launched for winter administration on January 14, 2015 and will be available until February 20, 2015. The MSTAR Diagnostic Assessments provide a next step in supporting and understanding the misconceptions of middle school students struggling with Algebra-readiness. The MSTAR Diagnostic Assessment can be accessed through the Project Share Gateway at http://projectsharetexas.org/ or accessed directly at http://mstar.epsilen.com.

The ESTAR Diagnostic Assessments are scheduled for limited release during the spring 2015 administration window.

Updated: January 2015