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.

  • Texas Educators

    Finance & Funding

    Texans Finalists for Presidential Award

    Ten teachers from across Texas have been named finalists for the 2016 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).

  • Finance & Funding

    Finance & Funding

    Preliminary School FIRST Ratings Released

      Almost 98 percent of all Texas school districts and charters earned the highest preliminary rating possible under the 2015-2016 School Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST).








  • Student Testing & Accountability

    Student Testing & Accontability

     Ninety-four Percent of Districts Earn Met Standard Rating

    The Texas Education Agency (TEA) released the 2016 state accountability ratings, which show that approximately 94 percent of school districts and charters achieved the rating of Met Standard.