July 21, 2020

TEA Updates as of July 21, 2020 TEA Accountability Manual Finalized After reviewing public comments last month, the 2020 Accountability Manual has been finalized and adopted into rule. Accountability experts may find it enlightening to review TEA’s summary of...

July 2, 2020

UPDATES AS OF JULY 2, 2020 2021 Accountability Development Update TEA posts the June ATAC/APAC meeting summaries The June 8-9 combined ATAC/APAC meetings were designed to “solicit possibly solutions to address the unique challenges facing the 2021 accountability...

June 2, 2020

TEA Requests Comments on Testing Requirements for Accelerated Students TEA is proposing an amendment that ” would modify the rule to clarify testing requirements for accelerated students who have completed end-of-course (EOC) assessments before entering high...

May 5, 2020

TEA Requests Comments on the Proposed 2020 Accountability Manual Chapters 1–11 of the 2020 Accountability Manual are now available for public comment. A copy of the proposed manual may be accessed here. Or if you prefer to view the “Track Changes” version,...

April 24, 2020

Important Updates | K-2 Reading Instruments for 2020-2021 CAOs and Assessment and Accountability Experts: In case you missed yesterday’s ECE newsletter blast, TEA announced additional K-2 reading diagnostic options that are free for districts to use. (Emphasis...

April 22, 2020

TEA Posts Optional EOY Assessments, Updates to College Exams, & More TEA announces a new optional EOY assessment that can be administered to students at home either online or in print, updates to College Prep assessments, and more on the new COVID-19 website:...