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.

  • About

    About TEA

    TEA TIme Podcast Now on iTunes, Other Services

    TEA Time, the TEA's official podcast, can now be downloaded on iTunes and other major podcast subscription services. The TEA Time podcast provides information on various TEA projects, initiatives, programs and specific public education issues. 

  • Texas Educators

    Finance & Funding

    Six Named Finalists for PAEMST Award

    Six Texas teachers have been named finalists for the 2018 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). The 2018 awards recognize kindergarten through sixth grade mathematics and science teachers whose innovative methods bring teaching to life in the classroom. 

  • Texas Schools

    Texas Schools

    School Safety Grants

    TEA has been awarded two Students, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act grants. Both federal grants, worth $1 million each, will be used to support mental health training for Texas school districts, as well as establish effective campus threat assessment practices across the state.