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.



  • About

    About TEA

    Charter School Applicant Interviews

    The Generation Twenty-Four charter school applicant interviews are scheduled for May 21 to May 23, 2019. A complete interview schedule is posted here and the interviews will be live streamed.

  • 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.