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    About TEA

    Nominate Businesses that Support Schools

    The State Board of Education (SBOE) is currently accepting applications for the 2015 Employers for Education Excellence (EEE) Award. Texas employers who encourage and support employee participation in school activities are eligible to be nominated.  


  • Student Testing & Accountability

    Student Testing & Accontability

    TEA to Award Testing Contract

    The Texas Education Agency (TEA) today issued a formal Notice of Intent to Award on its Request for Proposal (RFP) for contracted services for student assessment. The agency intends to contract with Educational Testing Service (ETS) and Pearson.

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    Texas Schools

    El Paso Returns to Elected Board

    Commissioner of Education Michael Williams was in El Paso on May 18 to return the operations of the El Paso Independent School District back to an elected board of trustees. The district has been under the direction of a state-appointed board of managers for 2 years.





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