The Texas Education Agency believes the public has a right to know how its public schools are doing. Thanks to a decision in the 1980s to create the Public Education Information Management System, known as PEIMS, Texas has one of the largest education data bases in the world. It provides a treasure trove of information for researchers, parents and the public at large to mine and learn about the workings of 1,200 districts and charters, as well as TEA. That information and other data is used to create a number of reports that provide information about a variety of topics, such as student performance, spending and implementation of legislation.
August 19, 2014
of Education Michael Williams has announced that the number of Texas students
in the 2014 graduating class taking the ACT college admission test hit a new
August 13, 2014
The Texas Education Agency recently launched a completely redesigned website for the Texas P-20 Public Education Information Resource (TPEIR), a longitudinal data warehouse that links students from pre-K through enrollment and graduation from Texas colleges (P-20).
August 05, 2014
Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas
high school on-time graduation rate has set another all-time high, reaching 88
percent for the Class of 2013.
May 09, 2014
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) announced today
that its Texas School District
Locator application – which provides basic information about Texas schools,
districts, and education service centers in a map format – has been upgraded
and re-launched on the TEA website.