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

    Class of 2015 STAAR Passing Rate Hits 90 Percent

    Following the December administration of State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) end-of-course exams, 90.3 percent of students in the Class of 2015 have successfully completed all exams required for graduation.


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    Ad Hoc Committee to Meet Jan. 27

    The Ad Hoc Committee on the Long-Range Plan on Public Education will meet Jan. 27. The agenda is available online.


  • Texas Educators

    Finance & Funding

    ESEA waiver discussions continue

    Commissioner of Education Michael Williams Friday reaffirmed the goals and parameters he previously set as talks with federal officials continue regarding the state’s conditional waiver for specific provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

  • Administrator Resources

    Parent Resources


    Below are resources available to parents.

  • Administrator Resources

    Administrator Resources


    Below are resources for school administrators.

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