The following manuals provide information on a variety of school finance topics.

 

General School Finance Information

Learn how Texas public schools are funded. 

 

Chapter 41

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.

 

Transportation 

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
(512) 463-9238
 sfinance@tea.state.tx.us

October 23, 2014

Commissioner Williams directs EPISD board of managers to order 2015 elections

 In a letter to the El Paso Independent School District (EPISD), Commissioner of Education Michael Williams this week directed the district’s appointed board of managers to order an election to be set on May 9, 2015. The Commissioner’s directive marks the first step in the district’s transition from the current appointed board to an elected board of trustees.

October 23, 2014

Texas Safe Schools Week: Shared Responsibility in Identifying, Reporting Inappropriate Educator-Student Relationships

 As part of Texas Safe Schools Week (Oct. 19-25), the Texas Education Agency (TEA) today advised that everyone in education – including students, parents, teachers, administrators, coaches and staff – plays a critical role in identifying and reporting improper educator-student relationships. 

October 22, 2014

Texas Safe Schools Week: All-Hazard Approach to Safe and Orderly Schools Should Embrace Health and Mental Health

 As part of Texas Safe Schools Week (Oct. 19-25), the Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC) at Texas State University and the Texas Education Agency (TEA) noted that mental health plays a key role in a safe and secure learning environment. 

October 21, 2014

SBEC to meet Oct. 23-24

The State Board for Educator Certification will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in Austin. The board's legislative committee will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23.