State Board of Education News

Official news releases issued on behalf of the State Board of Education are listed below.  


State Board of Education Updates Standards and Instructional Materials Review Schedule (5-3-2021)

Keven Ellis confirmed as SBOE Chair, appointed to Education Commission of the States (4-1-2021)

Texas State Board of Education Honors 2019 National Awardees and 2020 State Finalists for Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (3-17-2021)


SBOE Approves Revised Health Standards (11-24-2020) 

Nominate Volunteers for the 2020 Heroes for Children Award (5-28-2020)

SBOE approves second ethnic studies course during first-ever virtual meeting (4-22-2020)

Six Texas teachers named finalists for the 2019 presidential awards in math and science (2-6-2020)

SBOE gives preliminary approval to African American Studies course (1-31-2020)

Seven organizations earn 2019 Employers for Education Excellence award (1-31-2020)


Nominate local employers for 2019 Employers for Education Excellence award (11-18-2019)

Governor appoints Dr. Keven Ellis chair of the State Board of Education (9-16-2019)

School volunteers earn SBOE's 2019 Heroes for Children award (9-9-2019))

Texas Permanent School Fund wins three international awards (7-3-2019)

SBOE gives final approval to four new charter schools (6-14-2019)

State Board of Education recognizes 2019 Student Heroes (6-14-2019)

Permanent School Fund named finalist for the Sovereign Wealth Fund of the Year award (4-15-2019)

Nominate volunteers for the 2019 Heroes for Children Award (4-2-2019)

The SBOE a good steward of fund to support Texas public schools (3-27-2019)

Nominate a student volunteer for 2019 Student Heroes Award (2-13-2019)

Student-designed Permanent School Fund logo unveiled (2-1-2019)
Winning PSF logo design
BLGY Architecture receives Employers for Education Excellence Award (2-1-2019)
BLGY award photo 

Seven State Board of Education members begin new term of office (1-29-2019)
 State Board of Education hosts free conference Jan. 30 (1-15-2019)
News releases issued in 2016-2018 are available on the Archived State Board of Education News Releases web page.