Archived State Board of Education News Releases

Official news releases issued on behalf of the State Board of Education prior to 2018 are listed below. Newer releases can be found at State Board of Education News.


Conference to focus on recruiting, preparing, and retaining teachers (12-11-2017)

Permanent School Fund sets record-high value of $41.4 billion (11-28-2017)

Regional meetings to gather input for Long-Range Plan (10-31-2017)

Lufkin State Board of Education member appointed to Commission on Public School Finance (10-9-2017)

2017 Heroes for Children award recipients to be recognized Friday (9-12-2017)

Long-Range Plan for Public Education Steering Committee to meet Sept. 12 (9-11-2017)

Two Coppell businesses named 2017 Employers for Education Excellence winners (8-24-2017)

Long-Range Plan Steering Committee named (8-22-2017)

Help develop the Long-Range Plan for Public Education (7-14-2017)

Revised high school language arts standards win approval (6-26-2017)

2017 Student Heroes show caring and compassion (5-24-2017)

Nominations now being accepted for 2017 Employers for Education Excellence Award (5-1-2017)

SBOE approves streamlined science standards (4-21-2017)

Nominate top school volunteers for SBOE Heroes for Children Award (3-20-2017)

Texas Senate confirms Donna Bahorich as SBOE chair (3-14-2017)

Nominate a student volunteer for a Student Heroes Award (2-21-2017)

SBOE gives preliminary approval to revised English and Spanish language arts and science standards (2-3-2017)

State Board of Education swearing-in ceremony set for Jan. 31 (1-27-2017)

Statement of Donna Bahorich regarding her reappointment as chair of the State Board of Education (1-24-2017)


SBOE approves $2.46 billion distribution to public schools (11-18-2016)

 Publishers given second chance to submit ethnic studies material  (11-18-2016)

SBOE to meet Nov. 15-18 (11-9-2016)

Financial institutions and chamber garner 2016 Employers for Education Excellence awards (10-25-2016)

SBOE recognizes school volunteers as Heroes for Children (9-15-2016)

Educators discuss ways to turn high poverty schools into high achieving schools (9-12-2016)

 Learning Roundtable - Educating the Children of Poverty: Transforming high-poverty schools into high-performing schools (9-6-2016)

Permanent School Fund annual report earns national recognition (8-31-2016)