Fidencio “Orale” Leija-Chavez Jr.

End-of-Course Testing puts too much pressure on students

Texas State has its roots as an institution that produces highly qualified teachers. This has not changed to this day. Bobcats educate the future workforce and leaders of K-12 public and private classrooms across our state and even the nation.

Letter to the Editor


I am not a certified English teacher, and I must confess that English is my second language. However, after several years in the U.S. Navy, my community college experience and now pursuing a master’s degree, I recognize the power of words.

On Jan. 29, we had the opportunity to hear our Texas governor present his State of the State address to all Texans. Following his 3,720-word discourse, the power of words resulted in a lack of words and marginal effort.

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