Reports & Data
The Texas Education Agency believes the public has a right to know how its public schools are doing. Thanks to a decision in the 1980s to create the Public Education Information Management System, known as PEIMS, Texas has one of the largest education data bases in the world. It provides a treasure trove of information for researchers, parents and the public at large to mine and learn about the workings of 1,200 districts and charters, as well as TEA. That information and other data is used to create a number of reports that provide information about a variety of topics, such as student performance, spending and implementation of legislation.
June 06, 2013
Education Week and the Editorial Projects in Education (EPE) Research Center today released its national "Diplomas Count 2013: Second Chances-Turning Dropouts into Graduates" report. Commissioner of Education Michael L. Williams issued the following statement in regard to the findings for Texas: "For more than a decade, the work to improve our state's graduation rates has been the focus at the state and local level," said Williams. "The Diplomas Count 2013 report shows those efforts to be paying off..."
May 17, 2013
A new report examines grade-level retention during the 2010-2011 school year.
February 25, 2013
The Texas Education Agency has begun posting its legislative presentations on the agency website. The latest presentation, dealing with the federal sequestration issue, is now available.
December 14, 2012
A new version of the popular Pocket Edition is now available. This small publication is packed with statistics about enrollment, funding, staffing and more.