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.

  • About

    About TEA

    SBOE to Meet July 19-22

    The State Board of Education will meet July 19-22 in Austin. The full agenda is available online and the meeting will be livestreamed.


  • 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. 

     

     

     



  • Student Testing & Accountability

    Student Testing & Accontability

     Passing Rates Up on 13 of 17 STAAR Exams When Compared to 2015


    After four years of seeing little change, the 2016 STAAR results for grades 3-8 showed gains - some by as much as nine percentage points - when compared to 2015 passing standards.