The Latest TEA News

The latest news from the Texas Education Agency is available through news releases, online correspondence, mailing lists, and other posted information.

  • Texas Educators

    Finance & Funding

    Milken Award Recipient Announced

    Congratulations to Krystal Contreras of San Benito ISD for receiving the Milken Educator Award. Contreras is a fourth-grade writing teacher at Dr. C.M. Cash Elementary School and the only Texas educator receiving the national award during the 2018-2019 school year.

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    About TEA

    Nominate a Student Hero

    Know an outstanding Texas public school student in prekindergarten through high school who does outstanding works of service to benefit their fellow students, schools, and their communities? Nominations are now being accepted for the SBOE's Student Heroes program. Nominations are due March 22, 2019 at 5 p.m. (DST).

  • Texas Schools

    Texas Schools

    New Cohort of Math Innovation Zones Announced

    A new cohort of 15 school districts and open-enrollment charter schools and one Education Service Center have been selected to launch the Math Innovation Zones program for the 2019-2020 school year.