Approximately three-quarters of the state’s fifth and eighth graders successfully passed the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) reading and mathematics tests, according to preliminary results released today by the Texas Education Agency. The results reflect passing rates for the spring 2016 administration of STAAR in March.
The Texas Education Agency, working with Education Service Center Region 13 in Austin, today announced that Early College High School (ECHS) Demonstration Site grants have been awarded to 13 campuses across the state.
As part of Gov. Greg Abbott’s Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative, Texas Workforce Commission Chairman Andres Alcantar, Commissioner of Education Mike Morath and Commissioner of Higher Education Raymund Paredes will host a media availability immediately following a regional workforce and education forum with local business and education leaders fr...
Commissioner of Education Mike Morath today announced that he will grant two missed instructional day waivers for school systems in Houston area counties that fall within Gov. Greg Abbott’s state of disaster declaration. School systems in this area have been severely impacted by flooding this week preventing schools from opening.
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) will host a pre-selection board of managers training session for the Edgewood Independent School District on Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Guerra Conference Center, 1930 Herbert Lane, in San Antonio.