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.

  • Finance & Funding

    Finance & Funding

    Tax Survey Opens

    The 2015 Tax Information Survey is open for data submission from June 1, 2015 until midnight Aug. 31. Completing the survey is important because it allows the agency to use the most accurate tax collections data possible when we calculate 2014–2015 near-final Summary of Finances (SOF) estimates in September 2015

  • Student Testing & Accountability

    Student Testing & Accontability

    Passing Rate 92 Percent for Class of 2015

    Ninety-two percent of students in the Class of 2015 have now successfully completed all exams required for high school graduation.





  • Texas Schools

    Texas Schools

    Six Charters Win Commissioner's Approval

    Commissioner of Education Michael Williams approved six new charters from among the Generation 20 charter applicants. The State Board of Education will review his decision and, by law, may veto a new charter but cannot add additional schools to the list.


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