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

    Nominate a Student Hero

    The State Board of Education is accepting nominations for the 2017 Student Heroes Award. The program recognizes Texas public school students in prekindergarten through high school who voluntarily work to assist or benefit their fellow Texas students.

  • Student Testing & Accountability

    Student Testing & Accontability

    2016-17 Accreditation Statuses Released

    The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has released the 2016-2017 accreditation statuses for school districts and charter districts across the state.











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    Finance & Funding

    Somerset Teacher Named Milken Educator

    Somerset ISD teacher Amber Simpson earns a Milken Educator Award and a $25,000 cash prize.The Milken Award recognizes exemplary elementary and secondary school teachers, principals and specialists who are furthering excellence in education.