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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