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

    Milken Award Recipient Announced

    Congratulations to Krystal Contreras of San Benito ISD for receiving the Milken Educator Award. Contreras is a fourth-grade writing teacher at Dr. C.M. Cash Elementary School and the only Texas educator receiving the national award during the 2018-2019 school year.

  • Student Testing & Accountability

    Student Testing & Accontability

    2018-19 District Accreditations Announced

    The 2018-19 district accreditation statuses are now posted and 99 percent of Texas school districts are accredited. Accreditation status is based on state academic accountability ratings and School FIRST.

  • Texas Schools

    Texas Schools

    New Cohort of Math Innovation Zones Announced

    A new cohort of 15 school districts and open-enrollment charter schools and one Education Service Center have been selected to launch the Math Innovation Zones program for the 2019-2020 school year.