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TEA releases 2015-2016 financial accountability ratings

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has released preliminary financial accountability ratings for approximately 1,200 school districts and charters across the state, with almost 98 percent of all Texas school districts and charters earning the highest preliminary rating possible for 2015-2016. Created...

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Advanced Placement participation and scores increase in Texas

Participation in Advanced Placement (AP) tests by Texas public school students was up by 4 percent in the 2011-2012 school year. According to data from the College Board, performance increased for all students by 9.1 percent, with African-American and Hispanic students showing the greatest gain in p...

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Class of 2014 graduation rate sets new mark

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas high school on-time graduation rate set by the Class of 2014 reflects another all-time high for the state and marks the seventh consecutive year the overall rate has increased. According to the Texas Education Agency (TEA) re...

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STAAR end of course results strong for Texas high school students

High school students posted strong passing rates for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) end-of-course exams in Biology, Algebra I and U.S. History, according to preliminary statewide results released today by the Texas Education Agency. The results reflect passing rate...

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