Texas public schools employ more than 320,000 teachers plus about 70,000 additional professional staff members such as principals, central office administrators and others. The Texas Education Agency provides a wide array of services that help educators do their jobs. Those functions include accrediting educator certification programs, issuing teaching certificates, distributing curriculum standards and textbooks and providing standardized student tests. This web portal attempts to bring together information educators need to function effectively and efficiently as they work with the state’s 4.7 million students.
June 11, 2014
A majority of high school students (81 percent) in the
Class of 2015 – the first class graduating under State of Texas Assessments of
Academic Readiness (STAAR®) testing requirements – has already successfully
passed all five required STAAR end-of-course exams before reaching their senior
May 29, 2014
Statewide passing rates for the State of Texas
Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) mathematics and reading tests
in grades three through eight remained relatively stable for the third consecutive
year, according to preliminary results released today by the Texas Education
May 21, 2014
The Sunset Advisory Commission is seeking comments on recommendations made to the 83rd Texas Legislature on the Texas Education Agency.
May 28, 2014
The Texas Education Agency today announced it is extending the deadline for a
statewide survey on school teaching and learning conditions to Friday, June 6.