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Frequently Asked Questions related to the 2012 Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP)

This message is a duplicate of an e-mail sent out by Ed on March 7th if you are also on the Curriculum Council listserv. Curriculum Council Members: The following information was posted by Performance Reporting (TEA) today. ed ****************** March 7, 2012 TO THE ESC DIRECTOR AND/OR ESC STAFF ADDRESSED: Frequently Asked Questions related to […]

2012 STELLAR Summer Institute

Message from TEA and Texas State: The 2012 STELLAR Summer Institute will be held on July 23 -25, 2012 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Spa & Conference Center in San Marcos, Texas.  We are excited to present three days of professional development focusing on teaching science for English language learners.  The keynote speakers and breakout […]

Instructional Materials Allotment Certification and Access to EMAT

The Texas Education Agency posted information regarding the Instructional Materials Allotment and the opening of the Educational Materials (EMAT) system on February 27th. Please see the “To the Administrator Addressed” letter for further details regarding the 2012 Certification form, superintended approval of EMAT/EVI access, and more.

Assignment of District Accreditation Statuses

A “To the Administrator Addressed” letter was posted on February 22nd regarding district accredidation status. “TEA will assign accreditation statuses to districts for the 2011-2012 year.  Accreditation status results will be posted publicly to the TEA website by 1:00 p.m. on March 1, 2012, on the Accreditation Status homepage athttp://www.tea.state.tx.us/accredstatus.” “Prior to the 2011-2012 public […]

From TEA: Request to Extend Expenditure Reporting Deadline Process and Procedures

The Texas Education Agency posted a letter regarding requests to extend expenditure reporting deadlines on February 8, 2012.  “The purpose of this letter is to inform local educational agencies (LEAs) of a new procedure, effective immediately, for requesting an extension to grant expenditure reporting deadlines. Under the conditions described in this letter, an LEA that […]

FYI: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) Section 1512 Quarterly Reporting Continuous Corrections Period

The Texas Education Agency posted a letter regarding the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) Section 1512 Quarterly Reporting Continuous Corrections Period—February 7, 2012, through March 2, 2012 on February 7, 2012. The purpose of the letter is to inform local educational agencies (LEAs) of the continuous corrections period for ARRA Section 1512 […]

New Review and Adoption Cycle Information from TEA

The following information was sent out over the Texas Education Agency Listserv for Instructional Materials: “At its January 2012 meeting, the State Board of Education approved a new cycle for the review and adoption of instructional materials. The new adoption cycle is available on the TEA website.  If you have any questions, please contact review.adoption@tea.state.tx.us” […]

Student Assessment Web Page Updates

The following information was sent over the TEA listserv: Listed below are the recently updated Student Assessment Division <http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/>  webpages.  If clicking the link does not open the webpage, copy and paste the link into the address bar of your browser.    Accommodation Resources http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/accommodations/   *Linguistic Accommodations for ELLs Participating in the STAAR Program […]

STAAR Sample Questions

TEA has posted STAAR Sample Questions. These items are available for download from http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/staar/. Look in the middle of the page for “Released Test Questions”. ~Jennifer

NEW TEA STAAR Resources

TEA posted brochures and posters for STAAR that LEAs can reproduce and use. These materials are available at http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=2147502833. Jennifer Drumm    

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