TEA News Releases

Official news releases issued by the Texas Education Agency in 2014 are listed below.

Majority of Texas school districts and charters certify compliance with state fingerprinting requirement (12-18-2014)

2013-2014 School Report Cards available on TEA website (12-12-2014)

Spring 2015 testing date changing for STAAR grades 5 and 8 mathematics (12-9-2014)

Charter schools identified for mandatory revocation under SB 2 (12-9-2014)

2013-2014 Texas Academic Performance Report available on TEA website (12-5-2014)

Final 2014 accountability ratings released (12-3-2014)

Statement of Commissioner Michael Williams regarding the CCSSO Career Readiness Task Force Report (12-1-2014)

Commissioner Williams names board of managers for revoked Honors Academy charter (11-25-2014)

Texas public school enrollment climbs again in 2013-2014 (11-25-2014)

TEA releases superintendent TELL survey highlights (11-24-2014)

SBOE adopts instructional materials (11-21-2014)

Statement of Commissioner Michael Williams regarding closure of Honors Academy campuses (11-21-2014)

Commissioner Williams to appoint board of managers for revoked Honors Academy charter (11-13-2014)

TEA launches redesigned website (11-13-2014)

Statement of Commissioner Michael Williams Regarding the ECS Blueprint For College Readiness Report (10-29-2014)

Texas Safe Schools Week: Bully Prevention is Key for Safe Learning Environments (10-24-2014)

Commissioner Williams Directs EPISD Board of Managers to Order 2015 Election (10-23-2014)

Texas Safe Schools Week: Shared Responsibility in Identifying, Reporting Inappropriate Educator-Student Relationships (10-23-2014)

Texas Safe Schools Week: All-Hazard Approach to Safe and Orderly Schools Should Embrace Health and Mental Health (10-22-2014)

Texas Safe Schools Week: Districts and Charters Reminded of State's Fingerprinting Requirements (10-21-2014)

Safe Schools Week: Preparedness is Key (10-20-14)

SBOE names 10 businesses as Employers for Education Excellence (10-17-14)

TEA, Texas School Safety Center partner for Oct. 19-25 Safe Schools Week (10-16-2014)

2013-2014 AP exam, SAT participation rates for Texas public school students increase (10-7-2014)

TEA releases Community and Student Engagement ratings (10-1-2014)

25 Texas schools receive 2014 national Blue Ribbon honors (9-30-2014)

Permanent School Fund becomes nation's largest educational endowment (9-30-2014)

TEA identifies 11 schools for best practice case studies project (9-23-2014)

State secures federal waiver extension (9-22-2014)

Five Generation 19 charter school applicants complete process (9-19-2014)

Statement of Commissioner Michael Williams regarding potential federal preschool expansion grant application (9-19-2014)

Fifteen Texans to receive SBOE Hero for Children Award  (9-14-2014)

TEA to apply for federal preschool expansion grant (9-10-2014)

TEA releases 2013-2014 financial accountability ratings (9-5-2014)

TEA releases metropolitan school district consolidation study (9-3-2014)

Statement of Commissioner Michael Williams regarding ruling in school finance case (8-28-2014)

SSI grades 5 and 8 STAAR mathematics requirement suspended for 2014-2015 (8-22-2014)

STAAR performance standards maintained for 2014-2015 (8-21-2014)

Commissioner Williams sends charter school decisions to SBOE (8-20-2014)

TEA releases TELL survey highlights (8-20-2014)

Number of Texas students taking ACT hits new high (8-20-2014)

TEA releases 2014 STAAR tests (8-18-2014)

TEA designates 16 new T-STEM Academices (8-13-2014)

Eight Texas teachers named finalists for 2014 presidential award in math and science (8-12-2014)

TEA offers graduation toolkit to students, parents, school counselors (8-11-2014)

TEA releases 2014 accountability ratings (8-8-2014)
     accountability video
     one-page accountability explanation (PDF, 196 KB)

New high school graduation mark set by Class of 2013 (8-5-2014)

Commissioner Williams seeks extension of ESEA Waiver and extends teacher, principal evaluation and support systems pilot (7-23-2014)

Financial concerns cause SBOE to delay instructional materials adoption (7-18-2014)

TEA launches federal grant flexibility initiative (7-18-2014)

Commissioner Williams names Beaumont ISD Board of Managers (7-14-2014)

Commissioner Williams directs Beaumont ISD conservator to set spending parameters in district's financial exigency (6-30-2014)

 TEA advises districts of Community and Student Engagement deadline (6-24-2014)

 Majority of Class of 2015 already finished with STAAR® end-of-course exams (6-11-2014)

 STAAR end-of-course results strong for Texas high school students (6-4-2014)

Preliminary statewide STAAR grades 3-8 passing rates relatively stable for third consecutive year (5-29-2014)

Statewide teaching and learning conditions survey deadline extended (5-28-2014)

Nominate businesses that support employee volunteerism in public schools  (5-13-2014)

 Statewide teaching and learning conditions survey deadline approaching (5-12-2014)

TEA upgrades Texas School District Locator (5-9-2014)

TEA submits Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System details to U.S. Department of Education (5-5-2014)

Texas' high school graduation rates shine in national comparison (4-29-2014)

Almost 80 percent of 5th and 8th graders passed on first attempt at STAAR (4-24-2014)

Two Texas students selected for National Youth Science Camp (4-17-2014) 

Commissioner Williams to appoint Beaumont ISD Board of Managers (4-14-2014)

Proclamation 2016 to include ethnic studies material (4-11-2014)

2013 Snapshot: School District Profiles now available on TEA website (4-10-2014)

SBOE now accepting nominations for outstanding school volunteers (4-7-2014) 

 Texas public school enrollment climbs (4-1-2014)

TEA announced educator teaching and learning conditions survey (3-27-2014)

Thirteen named to Expanded Learning Opportunities Council (3-21-2014)

Commissioner Williams authorizes calculator apps for 8th grade STAAR mathematics in 2014-2015 (3-20-2014)

U.S. Department of Education denies state's double-testing waiver request (3-6-2014)

TEA announces 2013-2014 accreditation statuses (2-28-2014)

Project Share surpasses 3 million subscribers (2-27-2014)

TEA announces early college high school designations (2-24-2014)

25 Texas schools nominated for 2014 national Blue Ribbon honors (2-21-2014)

TEA asks school districts to submit bad weather waivers in March (2-11-2014)

Number of Texas students taking Advanced Placement has more than doubled over the last decade (2-11-2014)

SB 2 mandatory revocation of six charters to proceed (2-10-2014)

Permanent School Fund hits record high value (2-6-2014)

SBOE gives final approval to new graduation program (1-31-2014)

Cumulative end-of-course passing rate rises to 76 percent (1-21-2014)


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