The State Board of Education (SBOE) has legislative authority to adopt the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for each subject of the required curriculum. SBOE members nominate educators, parents, business and industry representatives, and employers to serve on TEKS review committees. Subscribe to updates from TEA.
Subject Area Reviews
The following sites provide additional information about the TEKS review and revision process by subject area.
Science TEKS Streamlining
English Language Arts and Reading TEKS
Spanish Language Arts and Reading and English as a Second Language TEKS
Career and Technical Education TEKS
Languages Other Than English TEKS review
Fine Arts TEKS review
Mathematics TEKS review
Technology Applications TEKS review
Social Studies TEKS review
English Language Arts Electives TEKS review
The following documents provide additional information related to the SBOE's process for the review and revision of the TEKS.
State Board of Education Process for Review of Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (PDF, 71KB) (Updated April 2014)
State Board of Education TEKS Streamlining Process (PDF, 24KB) (Approved January 2016)
TEKS and Instructional Materials Working Document (PDF, 39KB) (Updated September 2015