The Latest TEA News

The latest news from the Texas Education Agency is available through news releases, online correspondence, mailing lists, and other posted information.

  • Student Testing & Accountability

    Student Testing & Accontability

    Districts Reminded of Engagement Component

    School districts and charter schools are reminded that they must annually evaluate their performance and the performance of each campus in the area of community and student engagement.










  • Texas Schools

    Texas Schools

     Three Charter Applicants Approved


    Commissioner of Education Mike Morath announced May 31 that he plans to grant three Generation Twenty-One charters. The State Board of Education will review the decisions July 20-22 and it has the authority to veto any new charter approved by the commissioner. 




  • Texas Educators

    Finance & Funding

     PEIMS Provides Educator Data

    The average salary for a Texas teacher is $51,892 this year. Find out more about educator salaries and staffing levels using the PEIMS Standard Reports.