The following manuals provide information on a variety of school finance topics.
General School Finance Information
Learn how Texas public schools are funded.
Find information on the requirements that districts subject to the Texas Education Code, Chapter 41, (wealth equalization) must meet.
Student Attendance Accounting
Find information on the attendance accounting rules all Texas school districts and charter schools are required to comply with.
Find information on the requirements that local education agencies providing student transportation must meet to receive state funding for that transportation.
For additional information, contact:
Office of School Finance
March 06, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education has advised the Texas Education Agency
that the state’s waiver request to address the issue of multiple assessments
for students taking Algebra I at the middle school level will not be granted.
February 28, 2014
The Texas Education Agency today released accreditation statuses for
school districts and charters across the state. Accreditation statuses are
based on state academic accountability ratings, the Financial Integrity Rating
System of Texas (known commonly as School FIRST), data reporting, special
program effectiveness, and compliance with statutory and regulatory
February 27, 2014
Commissioner of Education Michael
Williams announced today that Project Share, the Texas Education Agency’s
online learning community, has surpassed three million subscribers.
February 25, 2014
The February issue of the Texas Education Today newsletter offers information about new graduation requirements, missed instructional day waivers, and celebrates outstanding teachers and schools.