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Starting the Conversation Project launches

December 2, 2016 12:25AM
The Texas High School Coaches Association and Texas Education Agency today announced the statewide launch of the program, Starting the Conversation. The teaching tool is designed to raise awareness about the issue of dating violence and equip educators with the tools needed to “start the conversation” with athletes and students about sexual assa...

Final 2016 academic accountability ratings released

November 16, 2016 10:49PM
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) today released the final 2016 state academic accountability ratings for more than 1,200 school districts and charters and more than 8,600 campuses. The final ratings include the results of an appeals process that provides districts and charters an opportunity to contest preliminary ratings.

TEA hosts pre-selection board of managers training in Marlin ISD

November 14, 2016 2:40AM
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) will host a pre-selection board of managers training session for the Marlin Independent School District on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marlin Junior Academy campus, 678 Success Lane, in Marlin.

Commissioner Morath sends notification to Houston ISD

November 8, 2016 5:50AM
Based on initial results in today’s Houston Independent School District (HISD) referendum on Proposition 1, Commissioner of Education Mike Morath has notified the HISD board of trustees of his order and notice of possible detachment of property from the Houston Independent School District and annexation to another school district(s).

2015–16 Texas Academic Performance Report available on TEA website

November 3, 2016 1:10AM
Commissioner of Education Mike Morath announced today that the preliminary 2015–16 Texas Academic Performance Reports (TAPR) are now available on the Texas Education Agency website.