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TCTA follows and compiles the latest news impacting teachers and other classroom personnel. We actively monitor and bring you the latest information from the Texas Education Agency, the State Board of Education, the State Board for Educator Certification, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the U.S. Department of Education. We also include summaries of the latest news in the TCTA eUpdate newsletter.

Spring STAAR testing begins March 28

Mar 25, 2022

The spring administration window for STAAR Alternate 2 begins March 28. The STAAR EOC window opens April 5.

Federal Every Student Succeeds Act Title I, Part A Paraprofessional Requirements

Jan 27, 2021

TEA released a Title I, Part A Paraprofessional Requirements One-Pager (1/25/21), setting out the requirements that the Elementary and Secondary…

TEA will not rate districts, campuses in 2020

Apr 3, 2020

The Texas Education Agency received approval from U.S. Department of Education this week to waive statewide assessment and accountability…

USDE offers to waive assessment accountability requirements due to COVID-19

Mar 13, 2020

The U.S. Department of Education is working with states on a variety of measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic. One measure would allow exemptions…