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School Funding

The Texas Education Agency administers billions of dollars in both state and federal funds that support a variety of programs to benefit public education. Funds come from multiple sources, including state and federal coffers, grant organizations, the Permanent School Fund endowment, and others. This section of the TEA website includes information pertaining to all aspects of school funding, including financial audits.

Announcements

April 22, 2014

Survey on new financial accountability indicators now available

A brief survey asking for input on the indicators that will form the new financial accountability system required by House Bill 5 is now available on the TEA website’s home page. The survey will be open until May 18. If you have any questions, please contact the Financial Accountability Division at (512) 463-9238.

February 06, 2014

Permanent School Fund has banner year

The Permanent School Fund, the second largest educational endowment in the country, reached a record high value in 2013 and posted the highest return of any major state of Texas investment fund for the fiscal year.

December 19, 2013

Six identified for mandatory revocation of charters under SB 2

The Texas Education Agency has identified six open-enrollment charter schools that meet the legislative criteria for mandatory revocation of their charter under Senate Bill 2. Revocation for all six would be effective June 30, 2014. 

December 17, 2013

December Texas Education Today updates graduation requirements, bond guarantees

The December issue of the Texas Education Todaynewsletter provides updates on efforts to revise high school graduation requirements, the creation of a new bond guarantee program for charter schools and the latest news from the Texas Education Agency and the State Board of Education.