Texas Education Agency

Latest stories

1d
Nueces County Record Star
Tuloso-Midway RecognitionsAt a Special Public Hearing on TAPR – Texas Academic Performance Report, princi
Tuloso-Midway Recognitions
Nueces County Record Star / Posted yesterday
At a Special Public Hearing on TAPR – Texas Academic Performance Report, principals presented their academic achievements as required by law on annual review from the Texas Education Agency. Among those achievements, Tuloso-Midway Middle School... Read more
1d
NBC Chicago
Texas School District Switches to 4-Day WeekThe weekend will start a day early for children in a West Texas school district
Texas School District Switches to 4-Day Week
NBC Chicago / Posted yesterday
The weekend will start a day early for children in a West Texas school district that's adopted a four-day week, a move seen as the first of its kind in this state since lawmakers gave schools greater leeway in setting their calendars. The upcoming... Read more
11 related stories
2d
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Texas School District Makes Switch To 4-Day School WeekDALLAS (AP) — The weekend will start a day early for children in a Texas school
Texas School District Makes Switch To 4-Day School Week
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
DALLAS (AP) — The weekend will start a day early for children in a Texas school district that’s adopted a four-day week, a move seen as the first of its kind in this state since lawmakers gave schools greater leeway in setting their calendars. The... Read more
11 related stories
2d
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
West Texas school district makes switch to 4-day school weekDALLAS (AP) - The weekend will start a day early for children in a West Texas s
West Texas school district makes switch to 4-day school week
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 2 days ago
DALLAS (AP) - The weekend will start a day early for children in a West Texas school district that's adopted a four-day week, a move seen as the first of its kind in this state since lawmakers gave schools greater leeway in setting their... Read more
11 related stories
2d
NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Texas School District Switches to 4-Day WeekThe weekend will start a day early for children in a West Texas school district
Texas School District Switches to 4-Day Week
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
The weekend will start a day early for children in a West Texas school district that's adopted a four-day week, a move seen as the first of its kind in this state since lawmakers gave schools greater leeway in setting their calendars. The upcoming... Read more
11 related stories
3d
KTXS Abilene
Conservator appointed for South San Antonio school districtThe Texas Education Agency has notified South San Antonio Independent School Di
Conservator appointed for South San Antonio school district
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
The Texas Education Agency has notified South San Antonio Independent School District officials that it has appointed a conservator to oversee financial management and governance. The San Antonio Express-News reports that the TEA notified the school... Read more
8 related stories
3d
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Conservator appointed for South San Antonio school districtSAN ANTONIO (AP) - The Texas Education Agency has notified South San Antonio In
Conservator appointed for South San Antonio school district
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 3 days ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The Texas Education Agency has notified South San Antonio Independent School District officials that it has appointed a conservator to oversee financial management and governance. The San Antonio Express-News... Read more
8 related stories
3d
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Conservator appointed for South San Antonio school districtSAN ANTONIO (AP) - The Texas Education Agency has notified South San Antonio In
Conservator appointed for South San Antonio school district
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The Texas Education Agency has notified South San Antonio Independent School District officials that it has appointed a conservator to oversee financial management and governance. The San Antonio Express-News... Read more
8 related stories
3d
KLTV 7 Tyler
Conservator appointed for South San Antonio school districtSAN ANTONIO (AP) - The Texas Education Agency has notified South San Antonio In
Conservator appointed for South San Antonio school district
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 3 days ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The Texas Education Agency has notified South San Antonio Independent School District officials that it has appointed a conservator to oversee financial management and governance. The San Antonio Express-News... Read more
8 related stories
3d
KXXV Waco
Conservator appointed for South San Antonio school districtSAN ANTONIO (AP) - The Texas Education Agency has notified South San Antonio In
Conservator appointed for South San Antonio school district
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The Texas Education Agency has notified South San Antonio Independent School District officials that it has appointed a conservator to oversee financial management and governance. The San Antonio Express-News... Read more
8 related stories
3d
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Conservator appointed for South San Antonio school districtSAN ANTONIO (AP) - The Texas Education Agency has notified South San Antonio In
Conservator appointed for South San Antonio school district
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 3 days ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The Texas Education Agency has notified South San Antonio Independent School District officials that it has appointed a conservator to oversee financial management and governance. The San Antonio Express-News... Read more
8 related stories
3d
KFDA-TV Amarillo
Conservator appointed for South San Antonio school districtSAN ANTONIO (AP) - The Texas Education Agency has notified South San Antonio In
Conservator appointed for South San Antonio school district
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 3 days ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The Texas Education Agency has notified South San Antonio Independent School District officials that it has appointed a conservator to oversee financial management and governance. The San Antonio Express-News... Read more
8 related stories
3d
KCBD-TV Lubbock
Conservator appointed for South San Antonio school districtSAN ANTONIO (AP) - The Texas Education Agency has notified South San Antonio In
Conservator appointed for South San Antonio school district
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The Texas Education Agency has notified South San Antonio Independent School District officials that it has appointed a conservator to oversee financial management and governance. The San Antonio Express-News... Read more
8 related stories
5d
Dallas Morning News
Charter school ‘beacon of hope’ for children, Oak Cliff neighborhood, backers sayFor decades, some of Dallas’ most vulnerable children filled the red brick buil
Charter school ‘beacon of hope’ for children, Oak Cliff neighborhood, backers say
Dallas Morning News / Posted 5 days ago
For decades, some of Dallas’ most vulnerable children filled the red brick building at the corner of South Ewing Avenue and Korgan Street in east Oak Cliff. Abandoned and neglected wards of Dallas County lived there, followed by juveniles in trouble... Read more
5d
San Antonio Express-News
TEA takes reins of beleaguered South San ISDThe Texas Education Agency has appointed a conservator to oversee financial man
TEA takes reins of beleaguered South San ISD
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
The Texas Education Agency has appointed a conservator to oversee financial management and governance of the troubled South San Antonio Independent School District. Saavedra had urged TEA to investigate the district for what he called serious board... Read more
8 related stories
5d
Lockhart Post-Register
Letters – Reader questions Accountability Report CardTo the Editor: I recently received a report titled “Texas Education Agency 2014
Letters – Reader questions Accountability Report Card
Lockhart Post-Register / Posted 5 days ago
To the Editor: I recently received a report titled “Texas Education Agency 2014-15 School Report Card – Lockhart Jr. High.” Lockhart Jr. High fell behind the state average in most categories. Lockhart Jr. High did receive an Academic Achievement... Read more
7d
The Austin Chronicle
Allan RisingSometimes, education politics is about making lemonade out of lemons. When the
Allan Rising
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Sometimes, education politics is about making lemonade out of lemons. When the Austin Independent School District handed the beloved but under-enrolled Allan Elementary over to a charter school group in 2012, the East Austin community was left with a... Read more
7d
The Victoria Advocate
Cuero's interim superintendent hopes to improve finances• AGE: 69 • HOMETOWN: Cuero • EDUCATION: Nixon High School, graduated 1966; S
Cuero's interim superintendent hopes to improve finances
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
• AGE: 69 • HOMETOWN: Cuero • EDUCATION: Nixon High School, graduated 1966; Southwest Texas State University, graduated with a bachelor of science degree in Business, 1969; Southwest Texas State University, graduated with a master's degree in... Read more
7d
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Conference valuable tool for parents, educatorsAuthor, trainer, and motivational speaker Mychal Wynn asked 745 parents to tape
Conference valuable tool for parents, educators
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 7 days ago
Author, trainer, and motivational speaker Mychal Wynn asked 745 parents to tape a list of colleges to their refrigerators. It's a tactic he advised the group to use to make academic goals a part of daily living. "If you're sitting here and you know... Read more
8d
San Antonio Express-News
Playing field gives charter schools advantageOne of the interim charges in the Texas Senate was to “study the approval, expa
Playing field gives charter schools advantage
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
One of the interim charges in the Texas Senate was to “study the approval, expansion and revocation of public charter schools in Texas.” Senators heard — for the first time, I believe — that the often-stated phrase that charter schools in Texas have... Read more
9d
KPLC Lake Charles
Karnack ISD has a new SuperintendentThere's a new face gracing the Karnack Independent School District in East Texa
Karnack ISD has a new Superintendent
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 9 days ago
There's a new face gracing the Karnack Independent School District in East Texas. Amy Dickson spent her first "official" day on the job as the school's superintendent. "I'm just glad to be here now,” said Dickson. The new role Dickson has been... Read more
11d
Beaumont Enterprise
Gas leak at school must produce wide responseBeaumont might have come closer to a tragedy last week than anyone will ever kn
Gas leak at school must produce wide response
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 11 days ago
Beaumont might have come closer to a tragedy last week than anyone will ever know. Fortunately, the carbon monoxide leak at Marshall Middle School was detected in time, even though 179 students and staff members were treated and 69 were taken to... Read more
11d
The Longview News-Journal
Letters on part-time superintendent, political signs, Green Street bridgePart-time coach? The state of Texas in the form of the Texas Education Agency
Letters on part-time superintendent, political signs, Green Street bridge
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
Part-time coach? The state of Texas in the form of the Texas Education Agency has declared that half of Longview ISD schools are low-performing schools (news story, Dec. 17). And that list of low-performing schools in the LISD is growing. Yet... Read more
12d
Denton Record-Chronicle
Rebel flags at school fuel ireCORINTH — Outrage. Shock. Those were the reactions two Lake Dallas High School
Rebel flags at school fuel ire
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
CORINTH — Outrage. Shock. Those were the reactions two Lake Dallas High School alumni and others said they had when they saw images appear on social media Thursday of pickups in the school parking lot waving the Confederate battle flag. “I... Read more
14d
The Victoria Advocate
Cuero parent banned from campus after confrontationCUERO - Christopher Love won't be able to attend his son's graduation next year
Cuero parent banned from campus after confrontation
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
CUERO - Christopher Love won't be able to attend his son's graduation next year because of a trespass notice he was issued last week for threatening to harm a 15-year-old Cuero High School student. "I've been so depressed," Love, 56, said. "I want... Read more
15d
My EastText
Teachers say state's new evaluation system is "gotcha game"The Texas State Teacher’s Association claims the state’s new evaluation rules a
Teachers say state's new evaluation system is "gotcha game"
My EastText / Posted 15 days ago
The Texas State Teacher’s Association claims the state’s new evaluation rules are a tool to throw teachers under the bus for standardized test scores. The Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System, or T-TESS, could mean 20 percent of a teacher’s... Read more
18d
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
TEA: CCISD special education needs improvementCCISD's special education students are struggling academically, according to a
TEA: CCISD special education needs improvement
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 18 days ago
CCISD's special education students are struggling academically, according to a state report, and if the performance continues, the state could assign a monitor to oversee programming. The district's special education program struggled to meet... Read more
19d
Wichita Falls Times Record News
Sheppard Elementary could lose $250,000 in grant money if sixth grade is eliminatedThe move by the Wichita Falls ISD to go to a middle-school system may mean a lo
Sheppard Elementary could lose $250,000 in grant money if sixth grade is eliminated
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 19 days ago
The move by the Wichita Falls ISD to go to a middle-school system may mean a loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars for one elementary school. Sheppard Elementary School risks losing a significant portion of a half million-dollar grant if sixth... Read more
19d
Wichita Falls Times Record News
Few details given in Zundy teacher incidentDetails were scant Friday in an incident which led to a Zundy teacher being pla
Few details given in Zundy teacher incident
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 19 days ago
Details were scant Friday in an incident which led to a Zundy teacher being placed on administrative leave. A Wichita Falls Independent School District spokeswoman said Friday afternoon that administrators had received information on Thursday about... Read more
19d
ABC 7 El Paso
Local charter school nominated for National Blue Ribbon awardA top recognition has Vista del Futuro Charter School's students and staff beam
Local charter school nominated for National Blue Ribbon award
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 19 days ago
A top recognition has Vista del Futuro Charter School's students and staff beaming with pride. The charter school received a Blue Ribbon nomination, the highest honor a school can receive in the United States and the first charter school in El... Read more
20d
KERA North Texas
Tiny District To Offer First Four-Day School Week In TexasOne of the smallest school districts in Texas will make history this fall as it
Tiny District To Offer First Four-Day School Week In Texas
KERA North Texas / Posted 20 days ago
One of the smallest school districts in Texas will make history this fall as it transitions to a predominately four-day school week — the first of its kind in the state. Olfen Independent School District, a kindergarten-through-eighth grade district... Read more
2 related stories
20d
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Texas District to Have 4 Day School WeekOne of the smallest school districts in Texas will make history this fall as it
Texas District to Have 4 Day School Week
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 20 days ago
One of the smallest school districts in Texas will make history this fall as it transitions to a predominately four-day school week — the first of its kind in the state. Olfen Independent School District, a kindergarten-through-eighth grade district... Read more
2 related stories
20d
The Gilmer Mirror
Tiny District to Offer First Four-Day School Week in Texas - Tiny District to Offer First Four-Day School Week in Texas by Madlin Mekelburg The Texas Tribune Jan. 21 2016 One of the smallest school districts in Texas will make history this fall as...One of the smallest school districts in Texas will make history this fall as it
Tiny District to Offer First Four-Day School Week in Texas - Tiny District to Offer First Four-Day School Week in Texas by Madlin Mekelburg The Texas Tribune Jan. 21 2016 One of the smallest school districts in Texas will make history this fall as...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
One of the smallest school districts in Texas will make history this fall as it transitions to a predominately four-day school week — the first of its kind in the state. Olfen Independent School District, a kindergarten-through-eighth grade district... Read more
2 related stories
21d
The Victoria Advocate
Victoria schools look for less state controlThe Victoria school board will discuss becoming a District of Innovation, a con
Victoria schools look for less state control
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
The Victoria school board will discuss becoming a District of Innovation, a concept passed as part of House Bill 1842 during last year's legislative session. To be eligible, the district's most recent academic performance rating must at least be... Read more
21d
Wilson County News
Stockdale students beat state averageJanuary 20, 2016 | 15 views | Post a commentAccording to the 2014-15 Texas Ac
Stockdale students beat state average
Wilson County News / Posted 21 days ago
January 20, 2016 | 15 views | Post a commentAccording to the 2014-15 Texas Academic Performance Report, educators in the Stockdale Independent School District (ISD) continue to strive to meet the state standards. All three campuses met the state... Read more
23d
Beaumont Enterprise
BISD police on student transfers needs right balanceThe policy on student transfers in the Beaumont ISD, or any school district, sh
BISD police on student transfers needs right balance
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 23 days ago
The policy on student transfers in the Beaumont ISD, or any school district, should be simple: As many as possible, but not one more than feasible. Transfers are one of the many old problems that must be cleaned up by the new BISD superintendent,... Read more
24d
My EastText
Texas Education Chief Morath to focus on teachersMike Morath, a 38-year-old North Texas businessman-turned public education devo
Texas Education Chief Morath to focus on teachers
My EastText / Posted 24 days ago
Mike Morath, a 38-year-old North Texas businessman-turned public education devotee and school choice advocate, is Texas' new education commissioner. Gov. Greg Abbott last month named the sophomore Dallas school district trustee to head the massive... Read more
24d
The Gilmer Mirror
Texas Education Chief Morath to Focus on Teachers - Texas Education Chief Morath to Focus on Teachers by Kiah Collier The Texas Tribune Jan. 17 2016 Mike Morath a 38-year-old North Texas businessman-turned public education devotee and school choic...Mike Morath, a 38-year-old North Texasbusinessman-turned public education devot
Texas Education Chief Morath to Focus on Teachers - Texas Education Chief Morath to Focus on Teachers by Kiah Collier The Texas Tribune Jan. 17 2016 Mike Morath a 38-year-old North Texas businessman-turned public education devotee and school choic...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
Mike Morath, a 38-year-old North Texasbusinessman-turned public education devotee and school choice advocate, is Texas' new education commissioner. Gov. Greg Abbott last month named the sophomore Dallas school district trustee to head the massive... Read more
24d
The Longview News-Journal
Longview ISD will use savings to build Montessori schoolLongview ISD will pay as much as $36 million for its new Montessori campus with
Longview ISD will use savings to build Montessori school
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
Longview ISD will pay as much as $36 million for its new Montessori campus with money from the district's general fund, and preliminary work to secure bids began this past week. The pre-K and kindergarten campus at the corner of U.S. 259 and U.S. 80... Read more
25d
The San Angelo Standard-Times
West Texas briefs,Library has new family programs The Carnegie Library will offer a new after-sc
West Texas briefs,
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 25 days ago
Library has new family programs The Carnegie Library will offer a new after-school program for parents and children from 3:30 p.m. until closing Monday through Thursday. Librarian Mechele Ussery will do activities with children while parents can... Read more
26d
San Antonio Express-News
Progreso case offers glimmer of hopeDysfunctional school boards are abundant in South Texas. The recent suspension
Progreso case offers glimmer of hope
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 26 days ago
Dysfunctional school boards are abundant in South Texas. The recent suspension of the Progreso Independent School District board by the Texas Education Agency drives home that point. The TEA named a board of managers for the district and lowered the... Read more
26d
KXXV Waco
18-wheeler spills truck, load off side of Nacogdoches Co. roadAnn Looks Back: Defining news events of the past twenty years News Channel 25'
18-wheeler spills truck, load off side of Nacogdoches Co. road
KXXV Waco / Posted 26 days ago
Ann Looks Back: Defining news events of the past twenty years News Channel 25's Ann Harder marks a milestone celebrating her 20th Anniversary on the anchor desk and takes a look back. More >> News Channel 25's Ann Harder marks a milestone... Read more
55 related stories
26d
KXXV Waco
Woman tells LPD dead sister’s home broken intoTeen shot, robbed while sitting with friendsTeen shot, robbed while sitting wit
Woman tells LPD dead sister’s home broken into
KXXV Waco / Posted 26 days ago
Teen shot, robbed while sitting with friendsTeen shot, robbed while sitting with friends Police are looking for two men who robbed a man sitting with his friends on a bench. More >> Police are looking for two men who robbed a man sitting with his... Read more
55 related stories
26d
KXXV Waco
One dead in three-vehicle wreck in Houston CountyTeen shot, robbed while sitting with friendsTeen shot, robbed while sitting wit
One dead in three-vehicle wreck in Houston County
KXXV Waco / Posted 26 days ago
Teen shot, robbed while sitting with friendsTeen shot, robbed while sitting with friends Police are looking for two men who robbed a man sitting with his friends on a bench. More >> Police are looking for two men who robbed a man sitting with his... Read more
55 related stories
26d
KXXV Waco
ATF to join investigation into Sulphur Springs car dealership fireTeen shot, robbed while sitting with friendsTeen shot, robbed while sitting wit
ATF to join investigation into Sulphur Springs car dealership fire
KXXV Waco / Posted 26 days ago
Teen shot, robbed while sitting with friendsTeen shot, robbed while sitting with friends Police are looking for two men who robbed a man sitting with his friends on a bench. More >> Police are looking for two men who robbed a man sitting with his... Read more
55 related stories
26d
KXXV Waco
Texoma's Most WantedTeen shot, robbed while sitting with friendsTeen shot, robbed while sitting wit
Texoma's Most Wanted
KXXV Waco / Posted 26 days ago
Teen shot, robbed while sitting with friendsTeen shot, robbed while sitting with friends Police are looking for two men who robbed a man sitting with his friends on a bench. More >> Police are looking for two men who robbed a man sitting with his... Read more
55 related stories
26d
KXXV Waco
San Augustine man charged for indecency with child in 19-old caseTeen shot, robbed while sitting with friendsTeen shot, robbed while sitting wit
San Augustine man charged for indecency with child in 19-old case
KXXV Waco / Posted 26 days ago
Teen shot, robbed while sitting with friendsTeen shot, robbed while sitting with friends Police are looking for two men who robbed a man sitting with his friends on a bench. More >> Police are looking for two men who robbed a man sitting with his... Read more
55 related stories
26d
KXXV Waco
Mississippi River closed by U.S. Coast Guard at mile marker 95Teen shot, robbed while sitting with friendsTeen shot, robbed while sitting wit
Mississippi River closed by U.S. Coast Guard at mile marker 95
KXXV Waco / Posted 26 days ago
Teen shot, robbed while sitting with friendsTeen shot, robbed while sitting with friends Police are looking for two men who robbed a man sitting with his friends on a bench. More >> Police are looking for two men who robbed a man sitting with his... Read more
55 related stories
26d
KXXV Waco
Fatal wreck victims identifiedTeen shot, robbed while sitting with friendsTeen shot, robbed while sitting wit
Fatal wreck victims identified
KXXV Waco / Posted 26 days ago
Teen shot, robbed while sitting with friendsTeen shot, robbed while sitting with friends Police are looking for two men who robbed a man sitting with his friends on a bench. More >> Police are looking for two men who robbed a man sitting with his... Read more
55 related stories
26d
KXXV Waco
Longview police need public help identifying theft suspectTeen shot, robbed while sitting with friendsTeen shot, robbed while sitting wit
Longview police need public help identifying theft suspect
KXXV Waco / Posted 26 days ago
Teen shot, robbed while sitting with friendsTeen shot, robbed while sitting with friends Police are looking for two men who robbed a man sitting with his friends on a bench. More >> Police are looking for two men who robbed a man sitting with his... Read more
55 related stories
More

People in this news