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

    Nominate a Student Hero

    The State Board of Education is accepting nominations for the 2017 Student Heroes Award. The program recognizes Texas public school students in prekindergarten through high school who voluntarily work to assist or benefit their fellow Texas students.

  • Texas Schools

    Texas Schools

    Lone Star Governance Training Scheduled  

    A second round of the highly successful Lone Star Governance training sessions have been scheduled. This optional initiative is aimed at providing a continuous improvement model for governing teams.

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    Finance & Funding

    More Texas Students Taking Advanced Placement 

    According to the College Board’s AP Data Report, more than 122,000 of 2016 Texas graduates took at least one Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) exam during their high school careers.