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    Agency News

    August 20, 2014

    TEA releases TELL survey highlights

    The Texas Education Agency today released the findings of the Teaching, Empowering, Leading, and Learning (TELL) survey taken by more than 83,000 educators. The survey examined whether teachers have the support necessary to teach effectively.

    August 19, 2014

    Number of Texas students taking ACT hits new high

    Commissioner of Education Michael Williams has announced that the number of Texas students in the 2014 graduating class taking the ACT college admission test hit a new high.

    August 18, 2014

    TEA releases 2014 STAAR tests

    The Texas Education Agency released more than 40 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) tests for 2014. The tests and answer keys are now accessible on the agency's website.

    August 13, 2014

    Videos explaining accountability ratings available in English and Spanish

    New videos from the Texas Education Agency offer quick overview of the State of Texas Accountability System and its components. The videos are available in English and Spanish.