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August 3, 2018

When annual state accountability ratings are released this month, some Texas school districts will either be graded either "A" or "Not Rated," thanks to a reprieve as a result of Hurricane Harvey. The Texas Education Agency is making the move to an...

April 11, 2018

The Texas Education Agency just released more information about the state’s timeline and plans for the new A-F accountability system rollout.

Since the legislature passed the new education accountability framework in HB 22, Texas Education Agency officials incorporated...

August 14, 2017

Last week, the Texas Education Agency sent a letter to Texas superintendents providing an overview of House Bill 22, a law passed during the regular session that makes changes to the A-F accountability system, and the expected implementation timeline.

HB 22 takes t...

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...

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