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San Antonio Express-News
The most distinguished public schools in Houston's suburbs, according to Texas education officialsHundreds of schools across the state recently earned bragging rights. On Tuesd
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 hours ago
Hundreds of schools across the state recently earned bragging rights. On Tuesday, the Texas Education Agency released a list of the best performing campuses in the state for the 2017 school year. Each year, the TEA compiles a list of schools that... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Harlandale ISD under TEA investigationIndependent School District has become the fourth public school district in Bex
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
Independent School District has become the fourth public school district in Bexar County to come under the scrutiny of the Texas Education Agency. It’s a sad commentary on the quality of governance in local school districts when one-fourth of them... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
For the children, give parents freedom to choose schoolssurprisingly, that negatively impacts property values and, in turn, minimizes p
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
surprisingly, that negatively impacts property values and, in turn, minimizes property tax collections. According to the Texas Education Agency, about 50 percent of public school funding derives from property taxes (roughly 10 percent comes from... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
South San ISD breaks district records in academic achievementschief academic officer of South San ISD. For the first time ever, South San Hi
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 2 days ago
chief academic officer of South San ISD. For the first time ever, South San High School earned three distinctions from the Texas Education Agency in Math, English, and Science. "I had people who weren't in certain content areas jump in to help. We... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
TEA accuses former San Antonio School for Inquiry and Creativity leader of burglaryOfficials from the Texas Education Agency have filed a police report alleging t
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
Officials from the Texas Education Agency have filed a police report alleging that the former board president of the now-defunct San Antonio School for Inquiry and Creativity stole tens of thousands of dollars worth of electronic equipment from... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
TEA is probing another San Antonio school districtto complaints about governance, nepotism, contract procurement and conflict of
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
to complaints about governance, nepotism, contract procurement and conflict of interest, according to a letter sent by the Texas Education Agency to board members and Superintendent Reynaldo Madrigal. The mid-sized school district on the South... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Harlandale ISD under TEA investigationIndependent School District has become the fourth public school district in Bex
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
Independent School District has become the fourth public school district in Bexar County to come under scrutiny of the Texas Education Agency. It’s a sad commentary on the quality of governance in some of our school districts when one-fourth... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Councilman fighting to save program for low-income S.A. studentsfelt comfortable letting me leave." South San ISD is consistently one of the m
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
felt comfortable letting me leave." South San ISD is consistently one of the more troubled districts in the region. The Texas Education Agency assigned a conservator to oversee the district last year, because of consistent dysfunction on the... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Accountability rating improvements lead MISD to a new and improved school yearOrlando Riddick. "It's good to be here, I'm excited," Riddick said. "Ready to
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
Orlando Riddick. "It's good to be here, I'm excited," Riddick said. "Ready to lead and ready to learn." After the Texas Education Agency released MISD's Accountability Ratings this week, the district's scores improved this year compared to... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Accountability rating improvements lead MISD to a new and improved school yearOrlando Riddick. "It's good to be here, I'm excited," Riddick said. "Ready to
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
Orlando Riddick. "It's good to be here, I'm excited," Riddick said. "Ready to lead and ready to learn." After the Texas Education Agency released MISD's Accountability Ratings this week, the district's scores improved this year compared to... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Accountability rating improvements lead MISD to a new and improved school yearOrlando Riddick. "It's good to be here, I'm excited," Riddick said. "Ready to
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
Orlando Riddick. "It's good to be here, I'm excited," Riddick said. "Ready to lead and ready to learn." After the Texas Education Agency released MISD's Accountability Ratings this week, the district's scores improved this year compared to... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Accountability rating improvements lead MISD to a new and improved school yearOrlando Riddick. "It's good to be here, I'm excited," Riddick said. "Ready to
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 3 days ago
Orlando Riddick. "It's good to be here, I'm excited," Riddick said. "Ready to lead and ready to learn." After the Texas Education Agency released MISD's Accountability Ratings this week, the district's scores improved this year compared to... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
As Texas cracks down on student-teacher relationships, school communication changesAbbott said in a statement. The penalties include: SB7 will take effect on Se
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
Abbott said in a statement. The penalties include: SB7 will take effect on September 1st, 2017. Last school year, the Texas Education Agency told ABC-7 there were around 220 cases of improper relationships, the highest number the TEA saw in... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Brownfield ISD Coach arrested, charged with improper relationship with studentby the district. Jones was arrested on Aug. 11. The district says they have re
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
by the district. Jones was arrested on Aug. 11. The district says they have reported the alleged misconduct to the Texas Education Agency and that "they will continue to cooperate with state and local law enforcement and licensing agencies... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
As Texas cracks down on student-teacher relationships, communication changesshould be safe places for our children to learn and advance," Governor Abbott s
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
should be safe places for our children to learn and advance," Governor Abbott said in a statement. Last school year, the Texas Education Agency told ABC-7 there were around 220 cases of improper relationships, the highest number the TEA saw in... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Texas Senate sends 2 bills to Abbott's deskThe Senate plan would pay for that by transferring unencumbered funds from the
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 3 days ago
The Senate plan would pay for that by transferring unencumbered funds from the Health and Human Services Commission to the Texas Education Agency. Taylor told members he hopes to bring up and finally pass the bill when the Senate meets in session... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Former teacher pushing to create 'Sam's Law' to make seizure education mandatorytitled “Sam's Law”, after Samantha Watkins, a Kilgore ISD student who died afte
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 3 days ago
titled “Sam's Law”, after Samantha Watkins, a Kilgore ISD student who died after a seizure last December. Currently, the Texas Education Agency says there isn't anything that mandates teachers, or students to learn about seizures and how to deal... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
'Improvement required' at 31 schools in Bexar County in 2017in more than two dozen schools in Bexar County has been deemed unacceptable, ac
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
in more than two dozen schools in Bexar County has been deemed unacceptable, according to ratings released Tuesday by the Texas Education Agency. Thirty-one schools in the county received an "improvement required" rating in the 2017... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Traffic In Dallas Is A Headache But In Other U.S. Cities, It’s A Migraine, Study Showsthe state’s education standards this year than last year, according to 2017 acc
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 days ago
the state’s education standards this year than last year, according to 2017 accountability ratings released Tuesday by the Texas Education Agency. [KERA News] The High Five is KERA’s daily roundup of stories from Dallas-Fort Worth and across the... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
TEA ratings reveal good news for Abilene schoolscard on Texas schools is released. Every school in Abilene ISD earned the high
KTXS Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
card on Texas schools is released. Every school in Abilene ISD earned the highest rating known as “met standard" from the Texas Education Agency. It's the first time in two years every campus has had that distinction. “We're real excited,” said... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Former teacher pushing to create 'Sam's Law' to make seizure education mandatorytitled “Sam's Law”, after Samantha Watkins, a Kilgore ISD student who died afte
KXXV Waco / Posted 4 days ago
titled “Sam's Law”, after Samantha Watkins, a Kilgore ISD student who died after a seizure last December. Currently, the Texas Education Agency says there isn't anything that mandates teachers, or students to learn about seizures and how to deal... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Former teacher pushing to create 'Sam's Law' to make seizure education mandatorytitled “Sam's Law”, after Samantha Watkins, a Kilgore ISD student who died afte
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
titled “Sam's Law”, after Samantha Watkins, a Kilgore ISD student who died after a seizure last December. Currently, the Texas Education Agency says there isn't anything that mandates teachers, or students to learn about seizures and how to deal... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Former teacher pushing to create 'Sam's Law' to make seizure education mandatorytitled “Sam's Law”, after Samantha Watkins, a Kilgore ISD student who died afte
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 4 days ago
titled “Sam's Law”, after Samantha Watkins, a Kilgore ISD student who died after a seizure last December. Currently, the Texas Education Agency says there isn't anything that mandates teachers, or students to learn about seizures and how to deal... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Former teacher pushing to create 'Sam's Law' to make seizure education mandatorytitled “Sam's Law”, after Samantha Watkins, a Kilgore ISD student who died afte
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 4 days ago
titled “Sam's Law”, after Samantha Watkins, a Kilgore ISD student who died after a seizure last December. Currently, the Texas Education Agency says there isn't anything that mandates teachers, or students to learn about seizures and how to deal... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
The most distinguished public schools in Houston's suburbs, according to Texas education officialsHundreds of schools across the state recently earned bragging rights. On Tuesd
Houston Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Hundreds of schools across the state recently earned bragging rights. On Tuesday, the Texas Education Agency released a list of the best performing campuses in the state for the 2017 school year. Each year, the TEA compiles a list of schools that... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Accountability ratings show improvement for Midland I.S.D.The Texas Education Agency released their accountability ratings for all school
KXXV Waco / Posted 4 days ago
The Texas Education Agency released their accountability ratings for all school districts for the 2016-2017 school year. For Midland I.S.D., the district improved from last year's results with 32 of the 36 campuses receiving the 'Met Standard'... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Accountability ratings show improvement for Midland I.S.D.The Texas Education Agency released their accountability ratings for all school
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
The Texas Education Agency released their accountability ratings for all school districts for the 2016-2017 school year. For Midland I.S.D., the district improved from last year's results with 32 of the 36 campuses receiving the 'Met Standard'... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
2 Fort Worth Schools Under Pressure to Meet State Standardsin a row. Maude Logan Elementary has failed state standards for six years in a
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
in a row. Maude Logan Elementary has failed state standards for six years in a row. If that doesn't change this year, the Texas Education Agency could send in its own managers to run Fort Worth ISD, or close the struggling schools. "That kind of... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Accountability ratings: Abilene ISD, Wylie ISD meet state standardsaround 89 percent of individual schools, have met minimum education standards -
KTXS Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
around 89 percent of individual schools, have met minimum education standards - slight improvements over last year. The Texas Education Agency announced results Tuesday for 1,203 districts and 8,757 schools. It has frequently overhauled ratings... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Dallas, Fort Worth Schools Do Better In State Ratings, But Not Everyone's Happythe state’s education standards this year than last year, according to 2017 acc
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 days ago
the state’s education standards this year than last year, according to 2017 accountability ratings released Tuesday by the Texas Education Agency. Kent Scribner, superintendent of the Fort Worth school district, said in a statement he was glad to... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Police: Sitter will not face charges for death of Texas baby left in closetTexas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the… Big Country TEA sch
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the… Big Country TEA school district accountability ratings The Texas Education Agency released accountability ratings for school… Costco owes Tiffany more than $19 million for selling... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
95-Plus Percent Of Texas School Districts Meet Standardsaround 89 percent of individual schools, have met minimum education standards —
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
around 89 percent of individual schools, have met minimum education standards — slight improvements over last year. The Texas Education Agency announced results Tuesday for 1,203 districts and 8,757 schools. It has frequently overhauled ratings... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
El Paso Schools meeting State's education standardsaround 89 percent of individual schools, have met minimum education standards -
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 4 days ago
around 89 percent of individual schools, have met minimum education standards - slight improvements over last year. The Texas Education Agency announced results Tuesday for 1,203 districts and 8,757 schools. It has frequently overhauled ratings... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texas school ratings: 7 long-failing Houston-area campuses make the gradethem and their districts at greater risk of state intervention. The school rat
Houston Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
them and their districts at greater risk of state intervention. The school ratings, released publicly Tuesday by the Texas Education Agency, assign one of two grades -- "met standard" or "improvement required" -- to campuses throughout the... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Big Country TEA school district accountability ratingsThe Texas Education Agency released accountability ratings for school districts
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
The Texas Education Agency released accountability ratings for school districts across the state Tuesday, including ratings for districts in the Big Country. The Texas Education Agency released accountability ratings for school districts across the... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Four Austin ISD schools fail to meet TEA academic standards– Four Austin ISD schools failed to meet Texas accountability standards, accord
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 4 days ago
– Four Austin ISD schools failed to meet Texas accountability standards, according to the latest ratings released by the Texas Education Agency on Tuesday. Burnet, Martin and Mendez Middle Schools, along with Govalle Elementary School, all... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
95-plus percent of Texas school districts meet standardsaround 89 percent of individual schools, have met minimum education standards -
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 4 days ago
around 89 percent of individual schools, have met minimum education standards - slight improvements over last year. The Texas Education Agency announced results Tuesday for 1,203 districts and 8,757 schools. It has frequently overhauled ratings... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
95-plus percent of Texas school districts meet standardsaround 89 percent of individual schools, have met minimum education standards -
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 4 days ago
around 89 percent of individual schools, have met minimum education standards - slight improvements over last year. The Texas Education Agency announced results Tuesday for 1,203 districts and 8,757 schools. It has frequently overhauled ratings... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Over 95 Percent of Texas School Districts Meet Standardsaround 89 percent of individual schools, have met minimum education standards -
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
around 89 percent of individual schools, have met minimum education standards -- slight improvements over last year. The Texas Education Agency announced results Tuesday for 1,203 districts and 8,757 schools. It has frequently overhauled ratings... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
95-plus percent of Texas school districts meet standardsaround 89 percent of individual schools, have met minimum education standards -
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 4 days ago
around 89 percent of individual schools, have met minimum education standards - slight improvements over last year. The Texas Education Agency announced results Tuesday for 1,203 districts and 8,757 schools. It has frequently overhauled ratings... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
95-plus percent of Texas school districts meet standardsaround 89 percent of individual schools, have met minimum education standards -
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 4 days ago
around 89 percent of individual schools, have met minimum education standards - slight improvements over last year. The Texas Education Agency announced results Tuesday for 1,203 districts and 8,757 schools. It has frequently overhauled ratings... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
95-plus percent of Texas school districts meet standardsaround 89 percent of individual schools, have met minimum education standards -
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 4 days ago
around 89 percent of individual schools, have met minimum education standards - slight improvements over last year. The Texas Education Agency announced results Tuesday for 1,203 districts and 8,757 schools. It has frequently overhauled ratings... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texas school ratings: 7 long-failing Houston-area campuses make the gradethem and their districts at greater risk of state intervention. The school rat
Houston Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
them and their districts at greater risk of state intervention. The school ratings, released publicly Tuesday by the Texas Education Agency, assign one of two grades -- "met standard" or "improvement required" -- to campuses throughout the... Read more
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Slate
How Online Textbooks Could Help More Low-Income Students Take AP Examsthat would be available, free of charge, to the more than 1,000 school district
Slate / Posted 5 days ago
that would be available, free of charge, to the more than 1,000 school districts in the state. Using half of the funds, the Texas Education Agency contracted with OpenStax, a nonprofit based at Rice University, to write textbooks for several popular... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas school ratings come out Tuesday. Here's what you should knowThe Texas Education Agency will release its annual school ratings Tuesday morni
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
The Texas Education Agency will release its annual school ratings Tuesday morning, detailing whether schools met state standards for academic achievement. The ratings take on added importance this year due to the passage in 2015 of a state law that... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
New Yes Prep campus, once a hospital, debuts after quick renovationwere deemed "economically disadvantaged" and 67 percent were English Language L
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
were deemed "economically disadvantaged" and 67 percent were English Language Learners in 2015-16, according to the Texas Education Agency. Built in the early 1960s, the facility was long home to a single-story hospital, complete with... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
When classes begin in San Antonio public schools, universitiesof students now attend school districts that got the exemption by becoming a “d
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
of students now attend school districts that got the exemption by becoming a “district of innovation,” according to the Texas Education Agency. Available since last year, districts can obtain the designation by detailing performance goals and... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Nacogdoches ISD moves out of 'improvement required' statusNacogdoches ISD has received some good news from the Texas Education Agency ear
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
Nacogdoches ISD has received some good news from the Texas Education Agency earlier this month. The state agency notified NISD officials that the school district’s accountability rating for the 2016-17 school year has gone from “improvement... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Nacogdoches ISD moves out of 'improvement required' statusNacogdoches ISD has received some good news from the Texas Education Agency ear
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 8 days ago
Nacogdoches ISD has received some good news from the Texas Education Agency earlier this month. The state agency notified NISD officials that the school district’s accountability rating for the 2016-17 school year has gone from “improvement... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Parents stunned by latest state revelations about troubled S.A. charter school districtHigh School on Wednesday, they were greeted by a large banner emblazoned with “
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
High School on Wednesday, they were greeted by a large banner emblazoned with “NOW ENROLLING” in red block letters. But Texas Education Agency officials who met with them that evening stressed there was no hope for the troubled charter district... Read more
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