Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Subject Area Reviews

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

TEKS Documents

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