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.
Sep 13, 2023
The delay comes after several districts sued to stop TEA from releasing rankings produced under a new rating system.
Aug 16, 2023
Scores for students in grades 3-8 have continued to improve since the pandemic, but more than half of Texas students are still struggling with math…
Mar 25, 2022
The spring administration window for STAAR Alternate 2 begins March 28. The STAAR EOC window opens April 5.
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…
May 21, 2020
Apr 3, 2020
The Texas Education Agency received approval from U.S. Department of Education this week to waive statewide assessment and accountability…
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…