Students in Foster Care
New resources supporting educational needs of students in foster care now available
Texas Education Agency, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, and Supreme Court of Texas Children’s Commission have collaborated to develop a new guide entitled: Information Sharing Between Child Welfare and Schools: Maintaining Privacy and Promoting Educational Success. Read more
#IAmTXEd Successful Texas Teachers
There is no shortage of amazing educators in Texas ISD classrooms and because of this our students and communities benefit greatly. #IAmTXEd focuses on sharing the continuous successes of Texas classroom educators. Teaching is a calling, a blessing... and we do it every day because we love all students from all backgrounds and all zip codes.
TEA releases 2015-2016 Individual Graduation Committee data
The 84th Texas Legislature passed Senate Bill 149 in 2015, which revised the state's assessment graduation requirements for students enrolled in Grades 11 or 12 during the 2014-2015, 2015-2016, and 2016-2017 school years. Under the new requirements, a student who failed an end-of-course assessment for no more than two courses could still receive a Texas high school diploma if the student was determined to be qualified to graduate by an IGC. Read More
On behalf of the public schools of Texas, it is my pleasure to welcome you to Texas. The men and women who serve in the armed forces are among our most valued assets as a nation. Your children deserve the very best our public schools have to offer.
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Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and Title I
Federal Title I, Part A Sec. 1112(b)(2) under ESSA requires all local educational agencies that receive Title I funds to develop a plan for “how the local educational agency will identify and address, as required under State plans as described in section 1111(g)(1)(B), any disparities that result in low-income students and minority students being taught at higher rates than other students by ineffective, inexperienced, or out-of-field teachers.” https://texasequitytoolkit.org/.
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TEA Spanish Resources
Published annually since 1991, the Pocket Edition reports a variety of state-level statistics. The topics include information on students, test performance and participation, graduation and college admission, attendance, graduation completion and dropout rates, accountability ratings, personnel, and finances. Read more