Official news releases issued by the Texas Education Agency in 2016 are listed below.

Texas Safe Schools Week: Emergency preparedness key to campus safety (10-20-2016)

 TEA seeks input on ESSA implementation in Texas (10-20-2016)

 TEA, Texas School Safety Center partner for Oct.16-22 Safe Schools Week (10-17-2016)

 TEA releases 2016 Community and Student Engagement ratings (9-28-2016)

 26 Texas schools receive 2016 national Blue Ribbon honors (9-28-2016)

 2015 Snapshot: School District Profiles now available on TEA website (9-26-2016)

TWC, TEA partner for $7.8 million grant to expand access to quality prekindergarten across Texas (9-21-2016)
Agency leaders host Texas Education & Workforce Summit in Austin (9-19-2016)

 SBOE recognizes school volunteers as Heroes for Children (9-15-2016)
More than 400 campuses earn all possible distinctions in 2016 accountability ratings (9-14-2016)

24 school districts, charters earn postsecondary distinction (9-14-2016)

Educators discuss ways to turn high poverty schools into high achieving schools (9-12-2016)

Learning Roundtable - Educating the Children of Poverty: Transforming high-poverty schools into high-performing schools (9-6-2016)

State education and workforce leaders announce $7.2 million in available funding for Texas Industry Cluster Innovative Academies (9-2-2016)

Permanent School Fund annual report earns national recognition (8-31-2016)

TEA announces ETS liquidated damages (8-23-2016)

Commissioner Morath appoints board of managers for Children First Academy charter (8-17-2016)

TEA releases 2016 accountability ratings (8-15-2016)

Most students taking STAAR end-of-course exams pass on first try (PDF, 195 KB) (8-15-2016)

TEA releases spring 2016 STAAR assessments (8-15-2016)

Ten Texas teachers named finalists for 2016 presidential award in math and science (8-10-2016)

TEA releases preliminary 2015-2016 financial accountability ratings (8-9-2016)

Two Generation Twenty-One charter school applicants complete process (7-22-2016)

Passing rates rose on 13 of 17 STAAR exams for grades 3-8 when compared to 2015 standards (PDF, 221 KB) (7-14-2016)

TEA awards more than $116 million as part of Gov. Abbott's high quality pre-K initiative (7-5-2016)

Commissioner Morath receives first District of Innovation notifications (6-23-2016)

State Board of Education seeks public input about assessments and accountability (6-14-2016)

Commissioner Morath waives grade 5 and 8 student retesting and retention requirements (6-10-2016)

Commissioner Morath names TEA school finance team (6-8-2016)

TEA designates 23 new T-STEM Academies (6-1-2016)

Commissioner Morath sends charter school decisions to SBOE (5-31-2016)

Student heroes receive recognition for good deeds (5-26-2016)

Commissioner Morath names Edgewood ISD board of managers (5-23-2016)

Nominations now being accepted for Employers for Education Excellence (5-17-2016)

TEA to host May 19 information session for parents of Children First Academy of Dallas students (5-16-2016) 

TEA to host May 16 information session for Houston parents of Children First Academy students (5-12-2016)

STAAR results for first 2016 administration of fifth and eighth grade reading, mathematics released (4-29-2016)

Gov. Abbott's Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative brings state education and workforce leaders to San Antonio (4-26-2016)

TEA announces 13 Early College High School Demonstration Site grants (4-25-2016)

Media Advisory: State commissioners to meet in San Antonio as part of Governor's Tr-Agency Workforce Initiative (4-21-16)

Commissioner Morath grants waivers for Houston area schools hit by flooding (4-20-2016)

Media Advisory: TEA hosts pre-selection board of managers training in Edgewood ISD (4-20-2016)

TEA announces early college high school designations (4-19-2016)

Commissioner Morath announces TEA senior leadership team (4-14-2016)

Math, reading academies for Texas teachers to begin this summer (4-7-2016)

TEA update on STAAR administration issues (3-30-2016)

Statement of Commissioner Morath regarding online STAAR administration issues (3-29-2016)

Number of Texas students taking Advanced Placement more than doubles in a decade (3-1-2016)

Nominations now open for SBOE Heroes for Children program (2-25-2016)

Hock appointed vice chair of Next Generation Commission (2-23-2016) 

Statement of Commissioner Morath regarding Beaumont ISD board of managers (2-20-2016)

TEA announces 2015-2016 accreditation statuses (2-19-2016)

San Antonio ISD teacher earns $25,000 Milken Educator Award (2-18-2016)

Commissioner Morath announces launch of Texas Gateway (2-17-2016)

Commissioner Morath names TEA Deputy Commissioner of Finance (2-16-2016)

TEA to host Feb. 9 information session for Premier Learning Academy parents (2-5-2016)

State Board of Education awards contracts for high school equivalency assessments (1-29-2016)

TEA to host Feb. 2 information session for Victory Prep parents (1-29-2016)

TEA to host January 26 information session for Fallbrook College Preparatory Academy parents (1-25-2016)

Nominations being accepted for Student Heroes Programs (1-14-2016)

26 Texas schools nominated for 2016 national Blue Ribbon honors (1-13-2016)

TEA identifies seven schools for best practices case studies project (1-12-2016)

Morath takes office as Texas Commissioner of Education (1-4-2016)


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