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.
September 30, 2014
Twenty-five Texas public school nominated by the Texas Education Agency have been awarded Blue Ribbon honors for 2014.
September 23, 2014
Commissioner of Education
Michael Williams announced today that the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has identified
11 campuses across the state to take part in a best practices case studies
Each of the 11 campuses were designated by TEA as High
Performing and High Progress Title I Reward School.
August 22, 2014
School districts and charters have been advised by
Commissioner of Education Michael Williams that due to the transition to revised
curriculum standards in mathematics, State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) assessments
for grades 5 and 8 mathematics will be administered only once in the
2014–2015 school year.
August 20, 2014
The Texas Education Agency today released the findings of the Teaching, Empowering, Leading, and Learning (TELL) survey taken by more than 83,000 educators. The survey examined whether teachers have the support necessary to teach effectively.