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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.

TEA seeks input on ESSA implementation in Texas

October 19, 2016 7:51AM
Commissioner of Education Mike Morath announced today that the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has launched an online survey offering parents, taxpayers and the general public an avenue to provide input on the state’s implementation of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

TEA, Texas School Safety Center partner for Oct. 16-22 Safe Schools Week

October 14, 2016 7:20AM
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) and the Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC) today renewed their annual partnership for the 2016 Texas Safe Schools Week, Oct. 16 - 22. TEA and TxSSC share a mutual goal of assuring all public schools are places where students, parents, teachers and administrators feel secure during the course of every school day.

TEA releases 2016 Community and Student Engagement ratings

September 28, 2016 1:25AM
The Texas Education Agency released the 2016 Community and Student Engagement ratings for the state’s school districts, charters and campuses.

26 Texas schools receive 2016 national Blue Ribbon honors

September 28, 2016 12:26AM
The U.S. Department of Education announced today that the 26 schools nominated by Texas Education Agency have been awarded Blue Ribbon honors for 2016