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.

  • Texas Educators

    Finance & Funding

    Teacher Institutes Scheduled

    TEA will host Teacher Institutes this summer for mathematics, reading/language arts, science, and social studies. Highly qualified Texas educators are encouraged to apply to participate. Participants will gain a strong understanding of the STAAR® program and how it aligns with the TEKS.



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    About TEA

    Lone Star Governance Cohort II Named

    Eight Texas school systems have been selected to be part of the Lone Star Governance (LSG) Exemplar Cohort II. The cohort is designed for local governing teams that aspire to leverage a continuous improvement mindset and framework in order to have the greatest impact on student performance and outcomes.

  • Texas Schools

    Texas Schools

    Nominate a Volunteer as a Hero for Children

    Recognize the contributions of your local school volunteers by nominating them for the SBOE’s Heroes for Children Award. Nominations are being accepted through 5 p.m. (CDT) June 14. A Texas resident who gives time, service, or support to the public schools and students may be nominated for the award.