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  • TEA extends survey deadline for special education corrective action draft plan

    The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has extended the comment deadline for its online survey soliciting feedback on a draft corrective action plan for special education. The online survey period will now run through Tuesday, Feb.20.

    TEA announces 2017-2018 accreditation statuses

    The Texas Education Agency today released accreditation statuses for school districts and charter schools across the state. Accreditation statuses are based on state academic accountability ratings, the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (known commonly as School FIRST), data reporting, special program effectiveness, and compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.

    Commissioner Morath initiates Beaumont ISD board transition

    Commissioner of Education Mike Morath today notified leadership in the Beaumont Independent School District that the transition from the current appointed board of managers to an elected board of trustees will begin.

    TEA opens online survey on special education corrective action draft plan

    The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has made available an online survey to solicit feedback on its draft corrective action plan for special education. The online survey, which is available on the TEA website (https://tea.texas.gov/TexasSPED), is open to anyone wishing to provide input on the draft plan.

    Texas Commission on Public School Finance to meet in Austin

    The Texas Commission on Public School Finance will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 10 a.m. in Room 1-104 of the William B. Travis Building, 1701 North Congress, in Austin.
    Created in 2017 during a special session of the 85th Texas Legislature, the 13-member Commission was established to develop and make recommendations for improvements to the current public school finance system or for new methods of financing public schools.