The Texas public school system is a $46 billion a year enterprise. Running a school district requires superintendents to operate one of the largest, if not the largest, business in their community. This website attempts to provide administrators with easy access to information they need to successfully carry out their duties.
July 23, 2014
Commissioner of Education Michael Williams has sent a letter to U.S.
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan seeking an extension of the state’s waiver
from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). In the letter, he also
notified Secretary Duncan that the state would be adding an additional year to
the pilot program for the new teacher and principal evaluation and support
July 18, 2014
that school districts might struggle to pay for new instructional materials that
are scheduled for implementation in fall of 2015, the State Board of Education
voted to push its scheduled adoption of Proclamation 2016 instructional
materials out by one year.
July 18, 2014
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has launched a
federal grant flexibility initiative aimed at
providing increased flexibility to grantees, including school districts,
charter schools, education service centers, colleges and universities and
non-profit entities that receive certain federal education grants administered