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TEA News Releases Online Aug. 10, 2018
TEA launches TEA Time Podcast

AUSTIN – Commissioner of Education Mike Morath announced today that the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has launched TEA Time, a podcast designed to provide information on TEA projects, initiatives, programs and specific public education issues.

The inaugural episodes of TEA Time feature discussions with Commissioner Morath as he helps explain the A-F State Accountability Rating System for school districts. The system will be used for the first time on Aug. 15. 

“With a podcast format, parents can listen at their convenience to get the information to help make solid decisions regarding the educational needs of their child,” said Commissioner Morath. “The TEA Time episodes offer an avenue to learn more about issues, such as state accountability ratings, in a more in-depth and direct way.”

The TEA Time podcast is among the available tools created by TEA to help parents and community members learn about the A-F system. Videos, podcast episodes and other A-F resources are posted at

In addition, the TEA Time podcast library will continue to grow to encompass additional public education topics. Podcast episodes will be added on a weekly basis.

To listen to all TEA Time episodes, visit the TEA website at

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