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Overview of Texas Schools Texas Education Agency

Overview of Texas Schools. As of August 2014, the Texas Education Agency oversees 1,247 public school districts, open enrollment charter schools, juvenile justice districts, Texas School For the Blind and Visually Impaired, and Texas School For the Deaf. More than 5 million students are currently enrolled in Texas schools.

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Texas Virtual School Network

(2 days ago) The Texas Virtual School Network Online Schools (TXVSN OLS) program provides full-time online instruction to eligible Texas public school students in grades 3-12 through enrollment in one of the TEA-accredited public school districts and open-enrollment charter schools approved to …

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School Boards Texas Education Agency

(9 days ago) The boards of independent school districts are elected by the citizens of their communities, while the boards of charter schools are appointed. In each instance, the school board oversees the management of the district or charter school and ensures that the superintendent implements and monitors district operations. The board and the

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School Safety Texas Education Agency

(4 days ago) At the beginning of the 86th Legislative Session, Governor Greg Abbott named school safety among his emergency items. The Texas Legislature took action to address this priority by increasing safety and mental health supports in Texas schools through the passage of Senate Bill 11, House Bill 18, House Bill 19, and House Bill 906.

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Blue Ribbon Schools Texas Education Agency

(Just Now) Blue Ribbon Schools. Founded in 1982, the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools where students perform at very high levels or where significant improvements are being made in students' academic achievement. A National Blue Ribbon Schools flag overhead has become a mark of

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Fingerprinting and Registry for Schools Texas Education

(7 days ago) Fingerprinting and Registry for Schools. The Fingerprinting and Employment Eligibility Unit facilitates the fingerprinting and Do Not Hire Registry check processes required by law. For online resources and more information about each process, please select a topic from the menu. Questions about the fingerprinting and registry process may also

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Support for At-Risk Schools and Students Texas …

(6 days ago) This section contains information regarding At-risk Schools and Students. The agency’s resources include information on after school programs, which provide supplementary assistance to local reform efforts in raising academic achievement in core subject areas, and information on dropout prevention programs, which address issues related to dropout prevention, high school completion, and

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Approved Coordinated School Health Programs Texas

(Just Now) The agency is required by law to make available to each school district one or more coordinated health programs. Each program is designed to prevent obesity, cardiovascular disease, and Type 2 diabetes in elementary school, middle school, and junior high school students.

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Support to Help Ensure Your Child is On Track This School

(9 days ago) Earlier this year, the Texas legislature made several opportunities available for students who need additional academic support to get back on track and accelerate learning. To help families understand these opportunities and make the best decision for their student, TEA created a suite of customizable resources to support schools in providing

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26 Texas Schools Named 2021 National Blue Ribbon Schools

(2 days ago) The coveted National Blue Ribbon Schools award affirms the hard work of educators, families and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging and engaging content. Now in its 39th year, the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program has bestowed approximately 10,000 awards to more than 9,000 schools.

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Repeat a Grade or Course Texas Education Agency

(1 days ago) For children interested in varsity sports, review eligibility rules based on student age. Ask your school about their grading policy: if a high school student received a passing grade for the course they will repeat, they will keep their original grade on their transcript unless the school has a different policy.

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Public Education Grant Texas Education Agency

(9 days ago) In 1995, the Texas Legislature created the Public Education Grant (PEG) program. It permits parents of children assigned to attend schools that meet either of the following two criteria to request that their children transfer to other schools or other districts. The passing rates on STAAR or TAKS for any

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System of Great Schools Texas Education Agency

(Just Now) What is the System of Great Schools? The Network: Texas school districts who join the SGS Network participate in a 4-year program that provides district leaders with technical assistance, professional learning communities, and support in applying for grants and other financial resources. Twenty districts, enrolling about 550,000 students

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General Guidance Texas Education Agency

(3 days ago) SY 20-21 Guidance on Compensatory Services related to COVID-19 Webinar (YouTube) August 27 2020. SY 19-20 Special Education FAQ (PDF) May 27 2020. COVID19 y Educación Especial en Texas (PDF) 27 Mayo 2020. Residential Program and High Cost Fund Guidance (PDF) June 9 2020. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Guidance (PDF) April 2 2020.

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Texas Title I Priority Schools Cycle 2 Eligibility Texas

(4 days ago) Texas Title I Priority Schools Cycle 2 Eligibility Campus Name Tier I Tier II Tier III 14 Abilene ISD 221901001 ABILENE H S Title I Eligible ‐Missed AYP 20 Academy of Careers and Technologies

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Preliminary 2020-2021 School FIRST Ratings Texas

(1 days ago) Preliminary 2020-2021 School FIRST Ratings. Your school district’s preliminary 2020–2021 School Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST) rating is now available online. To access your district’s School FIRST rating: access the Texas Education Agency (TEA) website by using this link https://tea.texas.gov/;

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Safe and Supportive Schools Program (SSSP) and the Annual

(1 days ago) Safe and Supportive Schools Program Reminders School district and open-enrollment charter school administrators are reminded that Texas Education Code (TEC) §37.115(f)(1) and (2), require SSSP teams to conduct behavioral threat assessments of individuals who make threats of violence or exhibit harmful, threatening, or violent behavior in

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Chapter 10—Identification of Schools for Improvement

(3 days ago) To align identification of schools for improvement with the state’s accountability system, TEA utilizes the Closing the Gaps domain performance to identify comprehensive support and improvement (CSI), targeted support and improvement (TSI), and additional targeted support (ATS) schools. In 2021, districts and campuses receive a

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District Initiatives Texas Education Agency

(6 days ago) In 2016, Mike Morath, Commissioner of Education, and Governor Greg Abbott established the Classroom Connectivity Initiative to assist school districts and charter schools in improving connectivity in Texas public schools. This includes increasing access to broadband networking and expanding the use of Wi-Fi in classrooms across the state.

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Enrollment in Texas Public Schools 2020-21

(Just Now) Schools (P-TECH), and Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Acade-mies. Enrollment data for the 20 regional education service centers (ESCs) throughout the state are pre-sented, as are data for state-authorized charter schools. …

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2022 Accountability Development Materials Texas

(Just Now) 2022 Accountability Development Materials. Each year, the Texas Education Agency convenes two advisory groups to develop key provisions of the state academic accountability system. These groups were instrumental in the establishment of the current accountability system and are central to its continued development and implementation.

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School Action Fund Texas Education Agency

(5 days ago) The Texas Education Agency is committed to relentlessly increasing the number of students in great schools. To this end, the School Action Fund (SAF) aims to increase the number of students in great schools by providing customized planning and implementation support to districts committed to bold action to transform low-performing schools and expand access to world-class learning environments

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CRRSA Emergency Assistance to Non-Public Schools (EANS) I

(7 days ago) The Emergency Assistance to Non-Public Schools (EANS) grant is part of the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) II Fund, authorized by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act signed into law in December 2020. EANS provides funding for services to non-public schools suffering the impact of COVID-19.

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Texas Title I Priority Schools Cycle 2 Eligibility(1

(5 days ago) Charter Schools: 15-009-B: Lookabaugh, Jacqueline 135 Victoria Drive East Montgomery, TX 77356 (281) 910-4522: 2015-2018: Charter Schools: 15-010-B: Tijerina, Ernesto G. 10407 Timber Country San Antonio, TX 78254 (210) 682-4009: 2015-2018: Charter Schools: 15-011-I: Duncan, Holly: New Diana Independent School District : 1373 US Highway 259

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Home System of Great Schools

(6 days ago) The System of Great Schools Strategy is a district-wide problem solving approach that district leaders use to understand school performance and community demand and deliver the schools families want and need. Superintendents and Cabinet-staff use the SGS strategy to expand what works, replace what doesn’t, and pursue all possible options to

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Remote Learning Texas Education Agency

(7 days ago) Local educational agencies (LEAs) currently have multiple options for providing remote learning for partial or full average daily attendance (ADA) outside of the Texas Virtual Schools Network. These options are outlined in our Non-TXVSN Remote Instruction Overview Document. Below is additional information on two options in particular: (1

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Mental Health Resources: School Personnel Training and

(2 days ago) SPR is appropriate to use in the recovery phase by mental health professionals and other disaster recovery workers. It can be delivered in a variety of settings (e.g., schools, clinics, hospitals, assisted living facilities, houses of worship, community centers, libraries, and homes).

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New AFR Submission Process for Charter Schools, and CPA

(6 days ago) The purpose of this letter is to inform charter schools that there is a new process for the submission of their FY2021 annual financial audit report data. Charter schools will now submit their annual financial audit report data through the Audit application in Texas Education Agency Login (TEAL).

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Section 504 Texas Education Agency

(1 days ago) Students protected under Section 504. Section 504 covers qualified students with disabilities who attend schools receiving Federal financial assistance. To be protected under Section 504, a student must be determined to: (1) have a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities; or (2) have a record of

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Instructions for Years in U.S . Schools Data Collection

(3 days ago) Years in U.S. schools calculation regardless of any subsequent periods of unenrollment. For purposes of this calculation, only schools (including home schools and private schools) based within the 50 states, Washington, D.C. , and U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) …

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Student Loan Forgiveness for Teachers Texas Education Agency

(2 days ago) Every year TEA submits a list of teacher shortage areas by subject matter and a list of designated low-income schools to the U.S. Department of Education (USDE). Teachers with certain types of student loans may qualify for partial loan forgiveness, deferment or cancellation benefits. Eligibility for these ben

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2021 ACADEMIC ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEM OVERVIEW

(4 days ago) High Schools, K–12s, and Districts Academic Achievement See description above. Federal Graduation Rate Four-year federal graduation rate (without exclusions). Update for 2021 Methodology updated. Indicator may be met with 3 options: 1. Meet long-term target and improve at least 0.1% over baseline rate over prior year rate 3.

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Learning Roundtable

(9 days ago) The State Board of Education and Texas Commissioner of Education Mike Morath hosted a conference Sept. 12, 2016 called the Learning Roundtable - Educating the Children of Poverty. National and state researchers and educators explored ways to transform high-poverty schools into high-performing schools.. This issue is of critical importance to Texas because 3.1 million of the state's 5.3 million

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Procurement Guidance Handbook

(5 days ago) In general, the FASRG does not apply to charter schools, and it is never applicable to NPOs. Because state law (TEC §44.031) applies only to ISDs, all procurement expenditures are governed by EDGAR, 2 CFR 200.318–326. The procurement procedures documented in your local policy should incorporate and be based on the applicable section of EDGAR.

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Charter Operators Texas Education Agency

(3 days ago) Charter Operators. A charter operator is the entity that has been awarded a contract (called a charter holder) with the state to organize and run a charter. Legally, this charter functions very much like a school district. A charter operator is either a non-profit corporation, a higher education institution or a governmental entity.

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Tax Rate Compression and Adoption of Tax Rate for Tax Year

(2 days ago) This letter is to inform you about preliminary maximum compressed tax rates (MCR) for school districts’ maintenance and operations (M&O) tax rates required under House Bill (HB) 3 for tax year 2021 (2021-2022 school year). This notice does not apply to …

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K Private School Allocation

(1 days ago) Caldwell: 77836: 35: 152: 187: $ 16,456.00: Verified; FirstChristian Day School 990990115: Waxahachie: 75165: 12: 103: 115: $ 10,120.00: Verified Fort Bend Christian

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Notice of February 2022 Stand-Alone Field Test Texas

(5 days ago) Texas public school districts and open-enrollment charter schools will be notified of their selection to participate in the February 2022 Stand-Alone Field Test by August 23, 2021, the official start of the 2021–2022 school year. The current design of the sampling plan will attempt to limit the assignments for each selected campus.

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NCLB-ESEA Waiver Information Texas Education Agency

(2 days ago) The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has requested that the U. S. Department of Education (USDE) waive specific provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended by P.L. 107-110 No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001. The waiver requests, if granted, would give TEA and more than 1,200 local education agencies (LEAs) additional flexibility while reducing duplication.

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International Baccalaureate Texas Education Agency

(2 days ago) International Baccalaureate. High school students across the country and around the world take International Baccalaureate (IB) courses and exams to challenge themselves, explore their interests, earn college credit, and become more knowledgeable global citizens. “The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and

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District Spotlights System of Great Schools

(5 days ago) District leaders have created various pathways for success for the students and families of Fort Worth with a comprehensive approach that uses the College and Career Ready Success Models (CCRSM) models, creates 1882 school partnerships, nurtures the existing 13 Schools of Choice, and focuses on building community schools through tightly aligned

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2021-2022 Minimum Salary Schedule Texas Education Agency

(1 days ago) This page contains information about the state minimum salary schedule for classroom teachers, full-time librarians, full-time counselors, and full-time registered nurses.

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