Texas public schools employ more than 320,000 teachers plus about 70,000 additional professional staff members such as principals, central office administrators and others. The Texas Education Agency provides a wide array of services that help educators do their jobs. Those functions include accrediting educator certification programs, issuing teaching certificates, distributing curriculum standards and textbooks and providing standardized student tests. This web portal attempts to bring together information educators need to function effectively and efficiently as they work with the state’s 4.7 million students.
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.
August 13, 2014
Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas Education Agency has designated 16 new Texas Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (T-STEM) Academies for the 2014-2015 school year.
August 13, 2014
New videos from the Texas Education Agency offer quick overview of the State of Texas Accountability System and its components. The videos are available in English and Spanish.
August 07, 2014
The Texas Education Agency today released the 2014 state accountability
system ratings for more than 1,200 school districts and charters, and more than
8,500 campuses. The ratings reveal that 90 percent of school districts and
charters across Texas have achieved the rating of Met Standard.