State Board of Education News

Official news releases issued on behalf of the State Board of Education are listed below.


Nominate top school volunteers for SBOE Heroes for Children Award (3-20-2017)

Texas Senate confirms Donna Bahorich as SBOE chair (3-14-2017)

Nominate a student volunteer for a Student Heroes Award (2-21-2017)

SBOE gives preliminary approval to revised English and Spanish language arts and science standards (2-3-2017)

State Board of Education swearing-in ceremony set for Jan. 31 (1-27-2017)

Statement of Donna Bahorich regarding her reappointment as chair of the State Board of Education (1-24-2017)


SBOE approves $2.46 billion distribution to public schools (11-18-2016)

 Publishers given second chance to submit ethnic studies material  (11-18-2016)

SBOE to meet Nov. 15-18 (11-9-2016)

Financial institutions and chamber garner 2016 Employers for Education Excellence awards (10-25-2016)

SBOE recognizes school volunteers as Heroes for Children (9-15-2016)

Educators discuss ways to turn high poverty schools into high achieving schools (9-12-2016)

 Learning Roundtable - Educating the Children of Poverty: Transforming high-poverty schools into high-performing schools (9-6-2016)

Permanent School Fund annual report earns national recognition (8-31-2016)

Two Generation Twenty-One charter school applicants complete process (7-22-2016)

State Board of Education seeks public input about assessments and accountability (6-14-2016)

Commissioner Morath sends charter schools decisions to SBOE (5-31-2016)

Student heroes receive recognition for good deeds (5-26-2016)

Nominations now being accepted for Employers for Education Excellence (5-17-2016)

Nominations now open for SBOE Heroes for Children program (2-25-2016)

State Board of Education awards contracts for high school equivalency assessments (1-29-2016)

Nominations being accepted for Student Heroes program (1-14-2016)