State Board of Education News

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


SBOE approves streamlined science standards (4-21-2017)

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)