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

    Back to School Time

    If you will be enrolling your child in a Texas public school for the first time in August, we have helpful information about locating a school, immunization requirements and attendance information.

  • Texas Schools

    Texas Schools

     Two Charter Applicants Approved

      Two new charter schools have successfully completed the application process and are on track to open in the 2017-2018 school year. They are Compass Rose Academy in San and Goodwater Montessori School in Georgetown.






  • 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.