TEA News Releases

TEA Will Offer Free Learning Management System to Texas Schools for Two Years to Help Bolster Remote and Classroom Instruction

This new offering will save school systems up to $40M, and reduce total taxpayer cost up to $22M 

Statement from Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath on School Funding for 2020-21 Academic Year

“Over the past month, TEA announced a funding waiver framework that fully funds schools for remote instruction for the entire year for any family that requests remote instruction. To generate funding for remote instruction, school systems must also provide daily on-campus instruction for families that want to come on campus, with several critical exceptions designed to maximize the health of students, teachers, and staff:

TEA Announces Additional Reopening Guidance, Including Local Option for an Online-Only Start to the 2020-21 School Year

AUSTIN, Texas – July 17, 2020 – Last week, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released public health planning guidance for the 2020-21 academic year in order to well prepare students, teachers, and staff to safely return to school campuses for daily, in-person instruction. Given the latest developments around COVID-19, TEA is issuing important updates to the guidance.