June 26, 2015
To the Administrator
SUBJECT: Continuation of Texas SUCCESS -
Student Success Initiative Online Mathematics and Reading Resources
purpose of this letter is to inform school districts and open-enrollment
charter schools that the 84th Texas Legislature, Regular
Session, 2015, appropriated funds for the commissioner to issue a competitive
request for proposals (RFP) for statewide licenses to provide supplemental
computer-based reading and mathematics instruction to all students in grades
for which accelerated instruction is required.
will issue RFPs for reading and mathematics resources this summer and it is
anticipated that resources resulting from the RFPs will be made available to
districts and charter schools this fall.
following existing online mathematics and reading resources currently available
through TEA's Texas SUCCESS (Students Using Curriculum Content to Ensure
Sustained Success) initiative will be available through August 31, 2015 and students who were enrolled in grades 3-8 during
the 2014-2015 school year may continue to use the resources until that
- Think Through Math, which provides
an online interactive math program including live bilingual tutors to engage
and assist students as they work to strengthen their math skills and deepen
their understanding of math concepts.
- Istation, which provides an
online interactive reading program consisting of engaging, interactive content
in a game-like format.
designated SSI Support Center for Texas SUCCESS at Region 20 Education Service
Center will continue to operate during normal business hours until July 31,
additional information about the current resources, visit www.texassuccess.org. To contact the SSI Support
Center before July 31 email email@example.com or
call 877-315-4918 (toll free). Beginning July 31, questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.