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State Says School Leaders Are Good Stewards of Tax Dollars

Nearly every school district in Texas earned the state’s highest rating for fiscal responsibility, known as FIRST, the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas. Ninety eight percent of Texas Public School ISDs earned the rating of Superior Achievement. Contrary to popularly held beliefs, onl...

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Texas School Districts Earn State’s Highest Possible Ratings

The percentage of Texas public school districts meeting the state’s rigorous academic standards reached 95.8% in 2016. “That’s an incredible record of 978 wins and just 44 districts needing improvement, which hardly paints a picture of widespread failure,” said Scott Milder, ...

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TEA Releases 2016 Accountability Ratings

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) today released the 2016 state accountability ratings for more than 1,200 school districts and charters, as well as more than 8,600 campuses statewide. The ratings reveal that approximately 94 percent of school districts and charters across Texas have achieved the rat...

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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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