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The mission of the Texas Education Agency is to provide leadership, guidance and resources to help schools meet the educational needs of all students. (read more about the agency)
September 22, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education notified Commissioner of Education
Michael Williams that a request to extend the state’s conditional waiver
from specific provisions of the
Elementary and Secondary Education Act (more commonly known as the No Child
Left Behind Act of 2001), has been granted.
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,
September 10, 2014
of Education Michael Williams notified the U.S. Department of Education that
the Texas Education Agency (TEA) will submit an application for a federal
preschool expansion grant. The grant could be valued at as much as $30 million per year for four years.
September 05, 2014
The Texas Education
Agency (TEA) today released financial accountability ratings for more than
1,200 school districts and charters across the state. The 2013-2014 ratings are
based on annual financial reports provided to TEA by districts and charters
from the 2012-2013 school year. For
2013-2014, approximately 95 percent of Texas school districts passed with a
FIRST rating of Standard or above.