The Curriculum Division provides state-level support, information and non-regulatory guidance to school administrators, teachers, counselors, parents, and students about general curriculum laws and rules, particularly with respect to graduation requirements, options for offering courses, and the award of credit.
The division is responsible for supporting development and implementation of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills in the foundation curriculum (English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies) and the enrichment curriculum (career and technical education, fine arts, health education, languages other than English, physical education, and technology applications).
School districts and charter school must provide instruction in the essential knowledge and skills of the appropriate grade levels in the foundation curriculum and enrichment curriculum.
The Curriculum Division provides guidance related to the following curriculum-related topics:
Academic Achievement Record
Credit by Examination
High School Diplomas for Certain Veterans
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills by Chapter
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Subject Area Reviews
Texas Teachers Review, Assess, Develop, and Exchange (T-TRADE) Assessment Items
See the following links for Curriculum Division Newsletters: