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TEA offers graduation toolkit to students, parents, school counselors

On August 11th the Texas Education Agency posted a News Release regarding a new graduation toolkit information to assist students, parents, and school counselors with communication regarding the new foundation graduation program and endorsements. http://www.tea.state.tx.us/news_release.aspx?id=25769815126 “The graduation toolkit provides a summary of the state’s new graduation plan and descriptions of the five potential endorsements that […]

Reporting Requirements for Community and Student Engagement Indicators

The Texas Education Agency posted information on June 20th regarding reporting requirements for community and student engagement indicators. Please see the posting for full details. Highlights include: All school districts and charters are required to assign a performance rating of Exemplary, Recognized, Acceptable, or Unacceptable to the district and each campus for overall performance and […]

Texas Success Center to Provide Content Frameworks for College Preparatory Courses called for in House Bill 5

During our May Curriculum Council Suzy Lofton and Ed Vara presented information regarding   the HB5 College Readiness Course Frameworks from the Texas Success Center (http://new.livestream.com/escregion13/events/2774250/videos/49664358). Yesterday the official press release regarding the Frameworks was posted on the Texas Association of Community Colleges web site at http://www.tacc.org/uploads/tinymce/texas%20success%20center/tsc%20hb5%20framework%20press%20release%205_23_14.pdf. Please see the full press release for details regarding the […]

State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Testing Requirements for Middle School Students Taking Accelerated Mathematics Instruction Beyond Algebra I

On March 25th the Texas Education Agency posted a communication regarding testing requirements for middle school students participating in math instruction above grade level. This posting adds further clarification to the March 6th communication. Please review the entire posting at http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index4.aspx?id=25769810278 for details regarding: Texas Education Code (TEC) §39.023(a) requires students to be assessed in mathematics […]

Chapter 74. Curriculum Requirements; Subchapter B. Graduation Requirements

The enclosed document reflects the latest changes made by the State Board of Education (SBOE) on January 31, 2014. A reminder that the underlined sections (one line) represent the changes made prior to the meeting and the double underlined text reflects changes made at the meeting (usually in the form of an amendment). Ch_74_Subchapter_B_as_adopted  

Expansion of TASA on iTunes U to Assist Districts with HB 5 Requirement

Last week the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) posted an announcement regarding an expansion of digital content on iTunes U related to House Bill 5. The expansion includes “content for college preparatory courses in mathematics and English language arts that school districts may use to satisfy requirements in House Bill 5.” The communication also stated […]

House Bill 5: Implementing Programs of Study and Personal Graduation Plans That Advise to Endorsements (SP1428681)

During Curriculum Council this morning Ed mentioned this opportunity in conjunction with the CTE, PEIMS, HB5 presentation. This session, on January 22nd,  is designed to be a work session regarding programs of study and personal graduation plans: “Participants should expect an extensive working session. Participants will identify school specific programs of study that will advise students […]

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