Purple Star Designations highlight strong school support for military-connected students and families
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U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona today recognized 297 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2022, including 31 schools in Texas. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. Secretary Cardona made the announcement during his Road to Success Back to School bus tour.
Ratings are up since last issued in 2019, reflecting improvements in student academic growth rates
Results show improvements across the board, with significant gains in reading
AUSTIN, Texas – July 1, 2022 - Today, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released spring 2022 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) results for Grades 3-8. The results include exams in mathematics and reading for grades 3–8, 5th and 8th grade science, and 8th grade social studies. This year’s STAAR results show across-the-board improvements in all grades and subjects from 2021, with significant gains in reading.
AUSTIN, Texas – June 16, 2022 - Today, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released spring 2022 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) results for end-of-course (EOC) assessments. The results include assessments in Algebra I, English I, English II, Biology, and U.S History.
First Meeting as a Complete Group to Be Held on June 2
AUSTIN, Texas – May 18, 2022 – Today, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) announced the selection of 24 additional teachers to the Teacher Vacancy Task Force, acting on an expansion recommendation made by the Task Force during its first meeting on March 10.
TEA Announces Immediate Expansion of Teacher Vacancy Task Force to Include Two Dozen Additional Texas Public School Teachers
Changes include an equal number of teachers and administrators, workgroups, and a teacher as chair
TEA Establishes Teacher Vacancy Task Force to Address Ongoing Staffing Challenges in Public Education
AUSTIN, Texas – March 10, 2022 —The Texas Education Agency (TEA) today announced the creation of the Teacher Vacancy Task Force to help address staffing challenges facing Texas public schools.
AUSTIN, Texas– February 8, 2022 - The Texas Education Agency announced today the nomination of 26 Texas public schools as 2022 National Blue Ribbon School designees.
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