On Tuesday, May 10, 2016, TASA sent a letter to Commissioner of Education Mike Morath to outline specific problems and issues districts across Texas encountered during recent administrations of the STAAR. TASA also shared this information with key legislative staff.

On May 12, the Dallas Morning News cited the TASA letter in a blog post about recent problems with the STAAR, and the Texas Tribune published this article about the TASA letter.