Testing & Accountability
Two key responsibilities of the Texas Education Agency are assessing public school students on what they have learned and determining district and school accountability ratings. TEA provides an array of reports based on the results of student testing and other assessments. Another key function of the agency involves testing and certifying educators to make sure they are prepared to deliver high quality education to the state’s schoolchildren.
October 22, 2014
As part of Texas Safe Schools Week (Oct. 19-25), the
Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC) at Texas State University and the Texas
Education Agency (TEA) noted that mental health plays a key role in a safe and
secure learning environment.
October 21, 2014
The State Board for Educator Certification will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in Austin. The board's legislative committee will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23.
October 21, 2014
As part of Texas Safe Schools Week (Oct. 19-25), the Texas Education Agency
today reminded districts and charters of the state’s fingerprinting
requirements aimed at assuring the safety of all students, teachers and staff
in public schools. In 2007, the Texas Legislature passed a law requiring
fingerprint-based criminal background reviews for certain school employees.
October 20, 2014
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) and the Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC) at Texas State University are working closely to ensure that students and staff enjoy the benefits of a safe and orderly learning environment and are reminding all Texans of the need to work together to keep our schools safe and secure.