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Certification Exam Reimbursement for School Year 2015-2016

The Texas Education Agency posted a notice on February 12th regarding Certification Exam Reimbursement for School Year 2015-2016. TEA received a limited amount of funding for this purpose for the 2016-2017 biennium. Applications for reimbursement may be submitted beginning Tuesday, February 16, 2016, and ending Friday, August 5, 2016. Applications will be reviewed and reimbursements […]

2014-2015 Certification Exam Reimbursement

The Texas Education Agency posted information yesterday regarding reimbursement for certification exams taken and passed by students. For complete details, including applications for reimbursement, please see the posting at http://tea.texas.gov/interiorpage_wide.aspx?id=25769821045.   “The Texas Education Code, Section 29.190, authorizes the Texas Education Agency (TEA) to pay school districts an amount equal to the cost paid by the […]

Public Comment for Algebraic Reasoning and CTE TEKS

The information below was shared through Texas Education Agency listservs: Official Public Comment Period for Algebraic Reasoning Proposed: New 19 TAC Chapter 111, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Mathematics, Subchapter C, High School, §111.48, Algebraic Reasoning, Adopted 2015 (One Credit) Summary: The proposal would add Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for a new high […]

Public Comment Period: State Board of Education Rules

State Board of Education Rule Filings Adopted New 19 TAC Chapter 111, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Mathematics, Subchapter C, High School, §111.47, Statistics, Adopted 2015 (One Credit) Summary: The adoption adds Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for a new high school advanced mathematics course for implementation in the 2015-2016 school year. The new […]

Public Comment Period: Commissioner of Education Rule

Correction: Rule Review Filing   Notice of Proposed Review. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) proposes the review of 19 TAC Chapter 75, Curriculum, pursuant to the Texas Government Code, §2001.039. Summary: The rules being reviewed by the TEA in 19 TAC Chapter 75 are organized under the following subchapters: Subchapter AA, Commissioner’s Rules Concerning Driver […]

Foundation Graduation Plan and Teacher Certification Requirements – New Resource

ESC Region 13 has put together a new resource for the House Bill 5 Graduation Plan. This resource combines information found on the Texas Education Agency website related to course offerings and certification requirements for teachers of these courses. Additionally, we have added a column for resources so that districts can share information related to […]

Required Annual Notification of Nondiscrimination in Career and Technical Education Programs

The Texas Education Agency posted reminder on 8/5/2014 regarding the required annual notification of nondiscrimination in Career and Technical Education programs. “The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the United States Department of Education requires that local education agencies (LEAs) provide career and technical education (CTE) programs, services, and activities in accordance with the requirements […]

Important Notice Regarding CTE Certification Exam Reimbursement for 2013-2014

The Texas Education Agency  posted an update regarding the reimbursement of CTE certification exam reimbursement processes and deadlines on June 19th. Please see below: “In correspondence dated May 22, 2014, the TEA notified school districts that state CTE certification exam reimbursement funds were available to reimburse districts for a certification exam taken and passed by a student […]

Important Notice from TEA Regarding CTE Certification Exam Reimbursement for 2013-2014

The following information was shared through the Texas Education Agency Career and Technical Education  listserv:   “In correspondence dated May 22, 2014, the TEA notified school districts that state CTE certification exam reimbursement funds were available to reimburse districts for a certification exam taken and passed by a student during the 2013-2014 school year to […]

Curriculum Council June 5th

We are looking forward to seeing you for Curriculum Council on June 5th either face to face or through our Livestream presentation. All participants registered for either session below will receive a link to the Livestream web site through e-mail next week. SP1426072 – Face to Face Session SSP1426081 – Livestream   We have a full agenda […]

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