TEA News Releases

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.”

Texas Education Agency releases 2020 Annual Report and SY 2019-20 Pocket Edition

Robust response to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has ensured Texas public school students continue to have their educational needs met

AUSTIN, Texas – January 28, 2021 – The Texas Education Agency (TEA) announced today the release of the 2020 Annual Report and School Year 2019-20 Pocket Edition