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 more information, contact the Office of School Finance:
August 20, 2014
Aug. 20, 2014
Commissioner Williams sends charter school decisions to SBOE
AUSTIN – Commissioner of Education Michael Williams today advised
members of the State Board of Education (SBOE) of his decision to grant five Generation
19 charter schools. Those approved by the Commissioner include
August 20, 2014
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
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
August 18, 2014
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.