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Agency News

June 11, 2014

Majority of Class of 2015 already finished with STAAR® end-of-course exams

A majority of high school students (81 percent) in the Class of 2015 – the first class graduating under State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) testing requirements – has already successfully passed all five required STAAR end-of-course exams before reaching their senior year.

May 29, 2014

Preliminary statewide STAAR® grades3-8 passing rates relatively stable for third consecutive year

 Statewide passing rates for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) mathematics and reading tests in grades three through eight remained relatively stable for the third consecutive year, according to preliminary results released today by the Texas Education Agency.

May 21, 2014

Sunset Review of the Texas Education Agency

The Sunset Advisory Commission is seeking comments on recommendations made to the 83rd Texas Legislature on the Texas Education Agency.

May 28, 2014

Statewide teaching and learning conditions survey deadline extended

  The Texas Education Agency today announced it is extending the deadline for a statewide survey on school teaching and learning conditions to Friday, June 6.