Commissioner of Education Mike Morath today issued the following statement in response to the passing of Grand Prairie ISD superintendent Dr. Susan Hull.
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) today announced the launch of a new web video series, “HB3 in 30,” to help inform school districts and the public about how to implement the transformative measures in House Bill 3, passed during the 86th legislative session.
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) today released results for the 2019 spring administration of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test. Results for high school end of course assessments were particularly strong, with gains in all subjects compared to 2018.
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) announced today that student State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test scores, as well as valuable resources to support student learning, are now available at texasassessment.com.
Commissioner of Education Mike Morath today advised members of the State Board of Education (SBOE) of his decision to grant five Generation Twenty-Four charters.
Commissioner of Education Mike Morath today announced that 22 Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools (P-TECH) and Industry Cluster Innovative Academics (ICIA) schools have been awarded a total of $2.9 million in Planning and Success Grant funding;
Commissioner of Education Mike Morath announced today that eight Texas school systems have been selected to be part of the Lone Star Governance (LSG) Exemplar Cohort II. The cohort is designed for local governing teams – school board members and their superintendents – that aspire to leverage a continuous improvement mindset and framework in order to have the greatest impact on student performance and outcomes.
Commissioner of Education Mike Morath announced today that the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and the Texas Early Learning Council are conducting a statewide birth-five needs assessment to better understand the needs of those accessing, providing, and supporting early childhood programs and services for children ages birth to five.
Commissioner of Education Mike Morath today joined Jane Foley, senior vice president of the Milken Educator Awards, at a surprise ceremony in the San Benito Consolidated Independent School District to present Krystal Contreras with the Milken Educator Award. The national award recognizes exemplary elementary and secondary school teachers, principals and specialists who are furthering excellence in education.
The Texas Education Agency today released accreditation statuses for school districts and charter schools across the state. Accreditation statuses are based on state academic accountability ratings, the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (known commonly as School FIRST), data reporting, special program effectiveness, and compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.