Archive for August 16th, 2012

DEADLINE: SPP Data Collection

All State Performance Plan (SPP) online data collection submissions must be certified by 6:00 pm (CST) on Friday, August 31, 2012. The Texas Education Agency Division of Federal and State Education Policy is nearing the completion of an important data …

Coming Soon – Release of STAAR Essays

In response to demands requests for information about students’ responses on the STAAR English I writing prompts, the Texas Education Agency is releasing copies of the literary and expository student essays from the March 2012 administration.  S…

Sequestration Update at the Federal Level

On August 7, 2012, President Obama signed the Sequestration Transparency Act, which requires the administration to submit a report to Congress within 30 days that includes the estimated cuts of sequestration at the program/activity level. Despite this …

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