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.

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    About TEA

    Recognize Outstanding School Volunteers

    The State Board of Education is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Heroes for Children Award. This annual award recognizes public school volunteers who have been strong advocates for Texas schoolchildren. The nomination deadline is May 26.


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    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.