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State News
Friday, January 19, 2018
TEA releases plan to reform special education »
(Texas Tribune) The Texas Education Agency released a preliminary plan for reforming special education, addressing fe...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Meet Texas Pastor Who's Standing Up for Public Ed and Taking On Lone Star State Power Structure »
(AlterNet) Pastors for Texas Children mobilizes faith leaders to stand up to politicians who seek to dismantle public...

TEA Updates
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Revised ESSA Plan Submitted to ED »
(TEA)  On Jan. 8, 2018, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) submitted a revised version of its Every Student Succeeds Ac...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
STAAR Interim Assessment Pilot Launched »
(TEA)  Texas Education Agency (TEA) has launched the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) Int...
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Ed Sector Cyber Alert: Increase in Compromises of K-12 Employee Direct Deposit Accounts »
(TEA)  Never provide credentials in response to an email from any source!   TEA received the following...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Community Development Block Grants for Harvey Districts »
(TEA)  The Texas Education Agency wants to make all districts in the Hurricane Harvey Federal Disaster area aware of...
Thursday, November 30, 2017
School districts and charter schools encouraged to document loss of records due to Hurricane Harvey »
(TEA) The purpose of this letter is to encourage school districts and open-enrollment charter schools to take immedia...

Thursday, October 5, 2017
Consequences of the Texas Public School Funding Hole of 2011-16 »
(Center for Public Policy Priorities)   To bring 2016 funding levels up to 2008 pre-recession levels would requ...

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