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Public Comment for Proposed Rule: Instructional Materials

Notice of Proposed Review. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) proposes the review of 19 TAC Chapter 66, State Adoption and Distribution of Instructional Materials, pursuant to the Texas Government Code, §2001.039. Summary: The rules being reviewed by the TEA in 19 TAC Chapter 66 are organized under the following subchapters: Subchapter AA, Commissioner’s Rules Concerning […]

Instructional Materials Allotment for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017

On June 29th the Texas Education Agency posted the following information: “The 2016‒2017 instructional materials allotment (IMA) allocations for each district and open-enrollment charter school are now available athttp://tea.texas.gov/WorkArea/DownloadAsset.aspx?id=25769805667.  The district IMA allocations are expected to be populated in the instructional materials ordering system known as EMAT by June 30, 2015.” House Bill 1474, passed […]

EMAT Closing April 3, 2015 for Current Year

The Texas Education Agency posted an update regarding ordering of instructional materials through EMAT for 2014-15 and 2015-16. “School districts and open-enrollment charter schools should place any orders for instructional materials needed for the 2014−2015 school year on or before April 3, 2015. EMAT will reopen for districts to order materials for the 2015−2016 school […]

Instructional Materials Now Available for Preview Online

Region 13 is providing a free self-guided tour of submitted publisher materials.  Once registered, the materials are available to the registered participants to view online. Instructional materials available to preview include: K-12 Social Studies HS Math K-12 Fine Arts Free Registration via E-campus! Visit http://ecampus.esc13.net Log into the E-campus system.  If you do not have an account […]

State Board of Education to Delay Instructional Materials Adoption

In a press release on July 18th the Texas Education Agency announced the delay of the scheduled adoption of Proclamation 2016 instructional materials. The delay is based on financial concerns related to major changes made through Senate Bill 6 passed by the Texas Legislature in 2011. “To address districts’ concern about funding, the board voted to delay […]

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 […]

Texas Education Today

The Texas Education Agency recently posted the April issue of the Texas Education Today (http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=276&menu_id=692). Highlights include: Rising Graduation Rates Growth in enrollment in Texas Public Schools Improved STAAR scores for 5th and 8th grade mathematics Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training for Texas’ middle and high school students Robots allowing home bound students to participate in […]

EMAT Deadlines

The Texas Education Agency posted information on March 3rd regarding EMAT deadlines that are approaching quickly. March 14, 2014 – EMAT system will close for 13-14 orders April 2, 2014 – EMAT will reopen for 14-15 orders The Instructional Materials Allotment and TEKS Certification form must be presented before the local board of trustees or governing body, […]

Technology Applications Instructional Materials Showcase

REMINDER! This Friday, February 21st, is your opportunity to visit with the publishers at the Technology Applications Instructional Materials Showcase! This event is come-and-go from 9 am – 4 pm and allows participants time to visit with representatives, review material, and have team discussions while considering adoption materials for the Technology Applications TEKS. You do […]

Superintendent Edition: Curriculum Council Jan 9th

After each Curriculum Council meeting we create a document called the Superintendent Edition with highlights and summaries of the presentations. Please feel free to share this document with colleagues. Supt Ed_Jan14 Our next Curriculum Council meeting is scheduled for February 6th. Register through E-Campus for either the face to face session (SP1426069) or the LiveStream […]

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