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Commissioner Morath forms Texas Rural Schools Task Force

October 27, 2016 4:45AM
Commissioner of Education Mike Morath today announced the formation of the Texas Rural Schools Task Force.

Texas fourth, eighth grade student groups hit top ten in 2015 NAEP science results

October 26, 2016 11:27PM
Commissioner of Education Mike Morath announced that, according to the latest Nation’s Report Card released today, the average score of Texas fourth and eighth graders taking the 2015 National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) in science is higher than the national average.

Financial institutions and chamber garner 2016 Employers for Education Excellence awards

October 25, 2016 4:28AM
The State Board of Education today named four Texas businesses as recipients of the 2016 Employers for Education Excellence (EEE). Businesses both large and small are recognized for their ongoing support and commitment to Texas public schools.

TEA releases final 2015-2016 financial accountability ratings

October 24, 2016 12:37AM
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) today released final financial accountability ratings for more than 1,200 school districts and charters across the state, with 97 percent of all Texas school districts and charters earning a successful final rating for 2015-2016.

Texas Safe Schools Week: Emergency preparedness key to campus safety

October 20, 2016 1:23AM
As part of Texas Safe Schools Week (Oct. 16-22), the Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC) at Texas State University and the Texas Education Agency (TEA) today joined to stress to districts and charters that the safety and security of students and staff in our schools depends on everyone knowing how to act before an emergency occurs.