TEA News Releases

Official news releases issued by the Texas Education Agency in 2017 are listed below:

2016–17 Texas Academic Performance Reports available on TEA website (11-16-2017)

Final 2017 academic accountability ratings released (11-14-2017)

Military Child Education Coalition and Texas Education Agency Celebrate Month of the Military Family (PDF 302KB) (11-1-2017)

Arlington ISD, Slaton ISD teachers earn $25,000 Milken Educator Award (10-18-2017)

TEA provides online avenue for technology and instructional materials donations to Hurricane Harvey school districts (10-18-2017)

 Preliminary 2016–17 Texas Academic Performance Reports available (10-17-2017)

 TEA, Texas PBS and United Ways of Texas launch Start Smart Texas (10-17-2017)

 TEA, Texas School Safety Center partner for Oct. 15-21 Safe Schools Week (10-16-2017)

 Mental Health Task Force created for Texas schools and universities affected by Hurricane Harvey (10-11-2017) 

Commissioner Morath announces 2017-2018 ADA adjustments for eligible school districts hit by Hurricane Harvey (10-9-2017)

 TEA releases 2017 Community and Student Engagement ratings (10-2-2017)

 26 Texas public schools receive 2017 national Blue Ribbon honors (9-28-2017)

 TEA submits ESSA state plan to U.S. Department of Education (9-26-2017)

 TEA, ATPE warn of email phishing scam (9-14-2017)

Ten Texas teachers names finalists for 2017 presidential awards in math and science (9-11-2017)

TEA establishes hotline for Corpus Christi area parents (9-6-2017)

Additional Missed School Day waivers for districts affected by Hurricane Harvey (9-1-2017)

 Public comment period for ESSA state plan extended (8-30-2017)

 Commissioner Morath authorizes Missed School Day waivers for districts affected by Hurricane Harvey (8-29-2017)

Public comment period for ESSA state plan Ends Aug. 29 (8-21-2017)

 Permanent School Fund annual report earns national recognition for third consecutive year (8-18-2017)

 TEA releases 2017 accountability ratings (PDF 399KB) (8-15-2017)

More than 400 campuses earn all possible distinctions in 2017 accountability ratings (8-15-2017)

58 school districts, charters earn postsecondary distinction (8-15-2017)

 Commissioner Morath appoints two to Beaumont ISD board of managers (8-11-2017)

 TEA to host August 9 information session for San Antonio School for Inquiry and Creativity parents (8-8-2017)

 TEA releases preliminary 2016-2017 financial accountability ratings (8-8-2017)

 Public comment period for ESSA state plan begins (7-31-2017)  

Commissioner Morath announces public comment period for ESSA state plan to begin July 31 (7-25-2017) 

TEA announces System of Great Schools Technical Assistance Network (7-14-2017)

 TEA Releases Results For Statewide End-of-Course STAAR Exams (PDF 282KB) (7-7-2017)

TEA Releases Results For Statewide 3-8 STAAR Exams (PDF 293KB) (7-7-2017) 

Five Generation Twenty-Two charter school applicants complete final step (6-23-2017)

 New STAAR Report Card provides Texas parents stronger student-specific information, helpful resources (6-13-2017)

Statement of Commissioner Morath regarding signing of SB 7 (5-25-2017)

 TEA issues order to  Houston ISD rescinding notice of detachment and annexation of property (5-24-2017)

Five Generation Twenty-Two charter school applicants complete process (5-24-2017)

 Commissioner Morath names Southside ISD board of managers (5-19-2017)

 TEA launches new professional development pilot (5-12-2017)

 Agreement Affirms Key Components of Teacher Evaluations in Texas (5-3-2017)

 New resources supporting educational needs of students in foster care now available (4-28-2017)

TEA announces early college high school designations (4-27-2017)

 STAAR® results for first 2017 administration of 5th & 8th grade reading, mathematics released (PDF, 216KB) (4-25-2017)

TEA establishes #IAmTXEd website (4-12-2017)

 Texas Rural Schools Task Force issues report (4-5-2017)

 Commissioner Morath announces extended Beaumont ISD transition (4-5-2017)

 TEA releases 2015-2016 Individual Graduation Committee data (4-4-2017)

 2016 Snapshot: School District Profiles now available on TEA website (3-30-2017)

 TEA releases High-Quality Prekindergarten Grant study (3-28-2017)

 TEA hosts pre-selection board of managers training in Southside ISD (3-22-2017)

Second round of Lone Star Governance training sessions scheduled (3-7-2017)

 TEA hosts pre-selection board of managers training in Beaumont ISD (3-1-2017)

TEA begins Southside ISD board of managers selection process (2-27-2017)

TEA issues updated supplemental order of detachment and annexation to Houston ISD (2-24-2017)

Number of Texas students taking Advanced Placement increases for Class of 2016 (2-22-2017)

 Texas Tri-Agency partners announce Texas Internship Challenge (2-21-2017)

 TEA announces 2016-2017 accreditation statuses (2-17-2017)

 TEA issues supplemental notice of detachment and annexation to Houston ISD (2-9-2017)

 Somerset ISD teacher earns $25,000 Milken Educator Award (2-7-2017)

 TEA begins Beaumont ISD board of managers selection process (2-7-2017)

 Commissioner Morath names Marlin ISD board of managers (2-1-2017)

 Commissioner Morath Announces Launch of #IAmTXEd (1-18-2017)

 26 Texas Schools nominated for 2017 national Blue Ribbon honors (1-12-2017)

 Texas Rural Schools Task Force to host regional forums (1-11-2017)

 Statement of Commissioner Morath regarding public release of A-F work-in-progress report (1-6-2017)

 



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