TEA News Releases

During this annual Month of the Military Child, TEA expresses its gratitude to Texas’s military-connected students and their families

The agency is currently calling for Purple Star Campus Designation applications; a webinar for interested schools will be held May 4

Texas Education Agency Announces Updates to Public Health Guidance; TEA Also Provides Updates to COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ

On March 2, 2021, Governor Abbott issued Executive Order GA-34 which addresses the statewide wearing of face coverings (i.e., masks), which takes effect March 10, 2021. TEA’s authority to implement operational requirements for public schools remains in effect (e.g., TEA’s Public Health Guidance). 

Statement from the Texas Education Agency

“Governor Abbott’s Executive Order (GA-34) takes effect next Wed., March 10, 2021. Updated public health guidance from TEA will be coming this week.”