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  • TEA announces System of Great Schools Technical Assistance Network

    Commissioner of Education Mike Morath today announced that eight school districts will be part of the Texas Education Agency’s new System of Great Schools (SGS) Technical Assistance Network. The eight will be part of a two-year cohort designed to support districts in their exploration, design and implementation of an effective strategy for system-wide reform.

    Five Generation Twenty-Two charter school applicants complete final step

    Five Generation Twenty-Two charter school applicants today successfully completed the final step of the state’s application process allowing them to begin operation in Texas for the 2018-2019 school year once any contingencies are met.

    New STAAR Report Card provides Texas parents stronger student-specific information, helpful resources

    Commissioner of Education Mike Morath has announced that Texas parents will now have access to greater individualized student information with the launch of the new State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) Report Card. In addition, a new interactive website will offer an opportunity for parents to “Log In, Learn More” to access additional student-specific resources.

    Statement of Commissioner Morath regarding signing of SB 7

    Commissioner of Education Mike Morath has issued a statement regarding Governor Greg Abbott signing Senate Bill 7, relating to improper relationships between educators and students and the reporting of educator misconduct.

    Houston ISD Order May 24 2017

    Commissioner Mike Morath has issued the following notice and order rescinding the previous order and notice of detachment of property from Houston Independent School District and annexation to Aldine Independent School District dated February 23, 2017