Curriculum and instructional materials are integral parts of a public school system. The State Board of Education periodically updates the state’s curriculum standards called the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). Textbooks and other instructional materials are then written for children based on those standards. More than 48 million textbooks are distributed by the Texas Education Agency to Texas public school students each year.
October 24, 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) today joined forces to remind districts and charter of resources available to help address and combat bullying and cyberbullying on campus.
October 23, 2014
In a letter to the El Paso Independent School District
(EPISD), Commissioner of Education Michael Williams this week directed the district’s
appointed board of managers to order an election to be set on May 9, 2015. The
Commissioner’s directive marks the first step in the district’s transition from
the current appointed board to an
elected board of trustees.
October 23, 2014
As part of Texas Safe Schools Week (Oct. 19-25), the Texas Education Agency
(TEA) today advised that everyone in education – including students, parents,
teachers, administrators, coaches and staff – plays a critical role in identifying
and reporting improper educator-student relationships.
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.