2013 State Accountability – Commissioner of Education Final Decisions

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Final decisions regarding the state accountability ratings and distinction designation systems for 2013 and beyond are now available online.  These decisions are based on the advice and recommendations from the Accountability Policy Advisory Committee (APAC), Accountability Technical Advisory Committee (ATAC), Academic Achievement Distinction Designation Committee (AADDC), and comments received from educators and the public during the November 2012 – January 2013 comment period.

Final decision documents and other relevant material can be viewed at the following link.


The 2013 Accountability Manual will be released in late May 2013.

If you have any questions, please contact the Division of Performance Reporting by phone at (512) 463-9704 or via electronic mail at performance.reporting@tea.texas.gov

Contact Information

Texas Education Agency
Department of Assessment and Accountability, Criss Cloudt, Associate Commissioner
Division of Performance Reporting, Shannon Housson, Director
(512) 463-9704



Shannon Housson
Division of Performance Reporting