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.

  • Student Testing & Accountability

    Student Testing & Accontability

    2018 Accountability Ratings

    The 2018 state accountability ratings for 1,200 school districts and district charters are now available. Beginning this year, all multi-campus school districts and charters receive an accountability rating based on an A–F scale

  • Texas Educators

    Finance & Funding

    Grow Your Own Teacher Grants Available

    Applications for the 2019–2021 Grow Your Own: Teachers, Cycle 2 grant program are now being accepted. The Grow Your Own grant can be used to encourage high school students to consider teaching as a career, as well as paraprofessionals and/or teacher aides to pursue certification.

  • About

    About TEA

    SBOE Takes Action on Social Studies Standards

    Texas schoolchildren will still learn of the heroic "Victory or Death" letter penned by Lt. Col. William Barret Travis while besieged in the Alamo, under streamlined social studies curriculum standards given approval by the State Board of Education.