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The mission of the Texas Education Agency is to provide leadership, guidance and resources to help schools meet the educational needs of all students. (read more about the agency)
September 30, 2014
of Education Michael Williams and Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson announced
today that the Permanent School Fund has reached a record high value in 2014,
making it the largest educational endowment in the country.
September 10, 2014
of Education Michael Williams notified the U.S. Department of Education that
the Texas Education Agency (TEA) will submit an application for a federal
preschool expansion grant. The grant could be valued at as much as $30 million per year for four years.
September 05, 2014
The Texas Education
Agency (TEA) today released financial accountability ratings for more than
1,200 school districts and charters across the state. The 2013-2014 ratings are
based on annual financial reports provided to TEA by districts and charters
from the 2012-2013 school year. For
2013-2014, approximately 95 percent of Texas school districts passed with a
FIRST rating of Standard or above.
August 28, 2014
Commissioner of Education Michael Williams issued the following
statement regarding today’s ruling in the school finance case:“Today’s decision is just a first step on a very familiar path for
school finance litigation in Texas. Regardless of the ruling at the district
court level, all sides have known this is an issue that will again be resolved
by the Texas Supreme Court...