The Latest TEA News

The latest news from the Texas Education Agency is available through news releases, online correspondence, listservs and other posted information.

  • Student Testing & Accountability

    Student Testing & Accontability

    New alternate assessment available

    TEA has developed the new STAAR Alternate 2 assessment to meet the federal requirements. It will be used to assess students in grades 3–8 and high school who have significant cognitive disabilities and are receiving special education services.

  • About

    About TEA

    SBOE adopts instructional material

    The State Board of Education voted today to adopt new instructional products for social studies, fine arts and high school mathematics courses. This action will make 316 state-reviewed and approved instructional products available for use in Texas schools beginning with the 2015-2016 school year.


  • Reports

    Finance & Funding

    Expand Learning Opportunities Needed

    A new study, the 2016-2017 Statewide Strategic Plan for Expanded Learning Opportunities, calls for state initiative to fund more expanded learning opportunities. 

  • Administrator Resources

    Parent Resources


    Below are resources available to parents.

  • Administrator Resources

    Administrator Resources


    Below are resources for school administrators.

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