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June 6, 2017

Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday that a special session will begin July 18. The first order of business: sunset legislation affecting five state regulatory agencies.

Sunset legislation will be the only item on the call until both chambers fix that first, he said.

Abbot...

May 30, 2017

The final day of the Texas Legislature's 85th session was Monday.

Highlights from the final weekend of the session, as reported by the Texas Association of School Administrators:

"A compromise version of HB 22, which makes changes to the A-F accountability system, is on...

May 4, 2017

Texas House Public Education Committee Chairman Dan Huberty's House Bill 22 is headed to the Texas Senate after passing its final reading on Thursday.

The bill would delay implementation of the state's new A-F district and campus rating system to August 2019, reduce the...

April 5, 2017

The Texas House Public Education Committee on Tuesday advanced House Bill 22, which would scale back the state’s A-F rating system for school districts and campuses, to the full House.

Rep. Dan Huberty (R-Houston) filed HB 22 to, among other things, reduce the number of...

March 15, 2017

The Texas Legislature is attempting to scale back the A-F rating system for schools and districts statewide, even before the system officially launches.

Rep. Dan Huberty (R-Houston) and Sen. Larry Taylor (R-Friendswood) filed bills in their respective chambers - Ho...

December 15, 2016

As school districts go on Winter Break, the Texas Education Agency is set to on Friday, Dec. 16, release details on how the new A-F school rating system will be applied to districts and campuses. The Texas Education Agency previously announced that districts would rece...

December 2, 2016

The revamped Texas public school accountability system that goes into effect next school year brings with it controversial school and district A-F letter-grade ratings, and the Texas Education Agency on Thursday released its rollout timeline and a list of indicators th...

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