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.
September 23, 2014
Commissioner of Education
Michael Williams announced today that the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has identified
11 campuses across the state to take part in a best practices case studies
Each of the 11 campuses were designated by TEA as High
Performing and High Progress Title I Reward School.
September 22, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education notified Commissioner of Education
Michael Williams that a request to extend the state’s conditional waiver
from specific provisions of the
Elementary and Secondary Education Act (more commonly known as the No Child
Left Behind Act of 2001), has been granted.
September 19, 2014
Sept. 19, 2014
Five Generation 19 charter school applicants complete process
AUSTIN – Five Generation 19 charter school applicants today successfully
completed the final step of the state’s application process allowing them to
begin operation in Texas for the 2015-2016 school year.
September 18, 2014
10, 2014, the Texas Education Agency notified the U.S. Department of Education of
its intent to submit an application for a federal preschool expansion grant. Commissioner
of Education Michael Williams issued the following statement today regarding the
application process: “Over
the course of the next several weeks, agency staff will be working to design a
proposal that clearly defines how our state would utilize those federal dollars..."