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TEA News Releases 2010


Official press releases issued by the Texas Education Agency in 2010 are listed below.

Final results show 86 percent of schools meet AYP (12-14-2010)

26 Texas schools nominated for 2011 Blue Ribbon honors (12-3-2010)

New AEIS reports released (12-2-2010)

More than 1,700 classrooms awarded 2010-2011 Texas School Ready! certification (11-30-2010)

Communities In Schools programs achieve national accreditation (11-29-2010)

Updated educators' ethics code addresses social media (11-19-2010)

State Board of Education provides $1.9 billion boost to state revenue (11-19-2010)

Terrel H. Bell Award for Outstanding School Leadership presented to Principal Sandi Jones of Jacksonville ISD (11-16-2010)

Texas GEAR UP celebrates program accomplishments at state conference (11-9-2010)

Final 2010 accountability ratings released (11-3-2010)

Bryan principal wins $25,000 Milken award (10-21-2010)

Dallas teacher wins $25,000 Milken award (10-20-2010)

  Love of students and science causes 2011 Texas Teachers of the Year to excel (10-15-2010)

  State launches MSTAR to target algebra readiness (10-13-2010)

State Teachers of the Year to be named Friday (10-12-2010)

SXSW Interactive launches SXSWedu, featuring Project Share (10-4-2010)

State Board of Education provides $2.6 billion for state budget, passes resolution (9-24-2010)

Education commissioner comments on education jobs lawsuit (9-23-2010)

SBOE to honor school volunteers at September meeting (9-20-2010)

Commissioner's statement concerning the closure of Benji's (9-14-2010)

Texas experiences exceptional increase in Advanced Placement program (9-14-2010)

Texas leads nation in SAT participation increase (9-13-2010)

25 Texas schools win 2010 Blue Ribbon Schools award (9-9-2010)

Texas submits education jobs funding application (9-3-2010)

Texas finalists announced for Presidential Award (8-20-2010)

Student-centered teachers named finalists for 2011 Teacher of the Year award (8-19-2010)

Texas math and science ACT scores increase (8-18-2010)

 Seventy-eight percent of Texas districts meet AYP (8-5-2010)

Education commissioner comments on H.R. 1586 (8-5-2010)

Comprehensive education website debuts (8-4-2010)

  2010 accountability ratings released (7-30-2010)

Audio file of Commissioner Robert Scott's 2010 accountability press conference (7-30-2010)

Audio file of question and answer session during 2010 accountability press conference (7-30-2010)

Accountability ratings release upcoming (7-26-2010)

SBOE approves new asset allocation (7-23-2010)

Eighty percent of Class of 2009 graduate on time (7-16-2010)

 National dropout report to laud Texas' prevention efforts (7-14-2010)

 Early College High School graduates earn associates degrees, scholarships (6-10-2010)

Preliminary TAKS results show rising passing rates (6-3-2010)

Texas wins grant for Texas Student Data System (5-28-2010)

 TEA receives AmeriCorps grant for dropout prevention efforts (5-28-2010)

Employers for Education Excellence Awards application process to begin (5-26-2010)

Kendleton and Lamar Consolidated school districts to merge (5-26-2010)

SBOE gives final approval to social studies standards (5-21-2010)

PSJA receives $2 million grant to expand college-readiness efforts to all students (5-13-2010)

Vast majority of students meet promotion requirements (5-3-2010)

Districts and campuses recognized for reducing dropouts and improving college readiness    (4-30-2010)

State launches online program to help students navigate college admissions process (4-20-2010)

Updated Best Practices Clearinghouse released (4-19-2010)

Latest version of social studies curriculum standards available for review (4-10-2010)

Katrina students show performance gains (4-6-2010)

Live chat now available for Educator Certification questions (4-2-2010)

Texas offers free SAT/ACT tests to high school juniors (3-31-2010)

State orders closure of Kendleton ISD; annexes district to Lamar Consolidated ISD (3-25-2010) 

African-American students in Texas earn sixth highest score on NAEP reading test (3-24-2010)

Social studies standards, educator preparation accreditation program win State Board's backing (3-12-2010)

Texas Permanent School Fund realizes 25 percent return in 2009 (3-12-2010)

Ninety-seven percent of Texas districts and charters receive full accreditation status (3-10-2010)

Fox inaccurately reporting State Board of Education action (3-10-2010)

Texas alone at the top; only state to meet all college and career readiness measures (3-1-2010)

Texas College and Career Readiness standards more comprehensive than national standards (2-23-2010)

Texas recognized for strong performance on AP exams (2-10-2010)

Associate commissioner to focus on rule review, school improvement, and federal programs (2-5-2010)

Texas student special guest at State of the Union (1-27-2010)

STAAR to replace TAKS tests (1-26-2010)

SBOE gives final approval to graduation plan changes (1-19-2010)

Race to the Top transcript (1-14-2010)

State's curriculum standards earn 'A' in national report (1-14-2010)

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