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:
September 19, 2014
Sept. 19, 2014
Five Generation 19 charter school applicants complete process
AUSTIN – Five Generation 19 charter school applicants today successfully
completed the final step of the state’s application process allowing them to
begin operation in Texas for the 2015-2016 school year.
September 18, 2014
10, 2014, the Texas Education Agency notified the U.S. Department of Education of
its intent to submit an application for a federal preschool expansion grant. Commissioner
of Education Michael Williams issued the following statement today regarding the
application process: “Over
the course of the next several weeks, agency staff will be working to design a
proposal that clearly defines how our state would utilize those federal dollars..."
September 10, 2014
State Board of Education will meet in Austin Sept. 16-19. Watch a live streaming video of all the meetings. The full agenda is
also available online.
September 15, 2014
The State Board of Education (SBOE) announced today that 15
Texans who provide hundreds of hoursof volunteer service to Texas public schools will be
honored with the Heroes for Children award at the SBOE meeting on Friday,