THECB recently approved an amendment to TSI rules to remove all language related to "phase-in" scores of the TSI Assessment (TSIA) college readiness benchmarks. Instead, we are awaiting the results of the TSIA validation study to help determine whether the college readiness benchmarks will change. Once recommendations are made, there will be a 30-day public comment period with the board making its final consideration for approval at its summer meeting.
Meanwhile, please note that the benchmarks in place on the date a student tests are the ones that should be used to determine that student's college readiness. TSI Assessment results are valid for five (5) years from date of testing.
The current benchmarks are as follows: