Tag Archives: Texas Education Agency

School finance commission reviews programs for English learners

The Texas Commission on School Finance is considering the funding and effectiveness of state instruction programs for public school students who are English learners, who comprise nearly one-fifth of public school students and whose academic progress is below the state … Continue reading

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AG issues opinion on property of closed charter schools

The Texas attorney general said in a June 20 opinion that the education commissioner has authority to take possession of property of a charter school that is no longer in operation and that a court likely would conclude that such … Continue reading

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Questions raised about school obesity programs

In evaluating approaches to addressing obesity, the 85th Legislature may consider one study’s findings that a state-funded fitness program did not achieve its goal of reducing obesity among Texas middle school students. Lawmakers are studying state programs targeting chronic disease and obesity as … Continue reading

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Report analyzes Texas teacher salaries by region

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) recently reported results from a legislatively mandated study on teacher pay in Texas. According to the Professional Employee Salary Report, published by TEA in November, data submitted for the study indicated that Texas public school teachers, on average, receive … Continue reading

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