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Media Access to Schools Limited During STAAR Examination Periods

Austin ISD students are scheduled to take state exams, including the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, beginning next week through May.

To reduce distractions and help students focus on their tests, the media’s access to AISD campuses will be limited during the weeks of March 28, May 2 and May 9.

In addition, the district will administer advanced placement exams, also commonly referred to as AP exams, May 2–13.

As has been the practice on test days in the past, the district will continue to limit visitors’ access to schools during student assessment periods.

AISD appreciates the media’s cooperation. Review the district's 2015–16 testing calendar here.

For information about STAAR, please visit