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    October 20, 2014

    Safe Schools Week: Preparedness is Key

    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.

    October 17, 2014

    SBOE committees meet Oct. 20

    Committees of the State Board of Education will meet on Monday, Oct. 20. The Ad Hoc Committee on the Long-Range for Public Education will meet at 8 a.m. and the Committee of the Full Board will convene at 10 a.m. Both meetings are in room 1-104 of the Travis Building at 1701 N. Congress Ave. in Austin. The agenda is online and the meeting will be webcast.

    October 17, 2014

    SBOE names 10 businesses as Employers for Education Excellence

    The State Board of Education today named 10 Texas businesses as the 2014 Employers for Education Excellence (EEE).  From the U.S. Army to a grocery store, these employers and their staffs are recognized for their ongoing support and commitment to Texas public schools.

    October 16, 2014

    TEA, Texas School Safety Center partner for Oct. 19-25 Safe Schools Week

     The Texas Education Agency (TEA) and the Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC) today renewed their annual partnership for the 2014 Texas Safe Schools Week, Oct. 19 - 25. TEA and TxSSC share a mutual goal of assuring all public schools are places where students, parents, teachers and administrators feel secure during the course of every school day.