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.


April 07, 2014

SBOE now accepting nominations for outstanding school volunteers

The State Board of Education is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Heroes for Children Award.This annual award recognizes public school volunteers who have been strong advocates for Texas schoolchildren.

February 27, 2014

Project Share surpasses 3 million subscribers

 Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that Project Share, the Texas Education Agency’s online learning community, has surpassed three million subscribers.  

February 25, 2014

February Texas Education Today newsletter online

The February issue of the Texas Education Today newsletter offers information about new graduation requirements, missed instructional day waivers, and celebrates outstanding teachers and schools.

February 12, 2014

New graduation plan presentation available

A PowerPoint presentation posted on the HB 5 webpage provides the latest details of the new Foundation High School Program.