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October 27, 2012

Texas Education Agency

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About TEA

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is the administrative unit for primary and secondary public education. Agency responsibilities include:

  • managing the textbook adoption process;
  • overseeing development of the statewide curriculum;
  • administering the statewide assessment program;
  • administering a data collection system on public school students, staff, and finances;
  • rating school districts under the statewide accountability system;
  • operating research and information programs;
  • monitoring for compliance with federal guidelines; and
  • serving as a fiscal agent for the distribution of state and federal funds.

The TEA operational costs are supported by both state and federal funds.

 

 
 

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