Texas Education Agency
Prime Prep Academy board members have postponed tonight’s meeting to discuss the future of the school, founded by former Dallas Cowboy Deion Sanders.
Sanders joined 105.3 The Fan to defend Prime Prep Academy, saying the school is suffering for the illegal actions of a former co-founder.
The Texas Education Agency is taking steps to shutdown the charter school started by former Dallas Cowboy Deion Sanders. TEA officials have “started the revocation process” against Uplift Fort Worth — the sponsoring entity of Prime Prep Academy.
Texas high school students showed improvements on end-of-course standardized tests in biology and algebra, and posted strong passing rates on a history exam administered statewide for the first time but lagged in English.
Texas education officials say they will update training for some teachers and work with educators to determine why standardized test scores are not improving.
A Texas school superintendent is speaking out about standardized tests and saying what he believes a lot of parents feel.
Almost 80 percent of fifth- and eighth-graders passed the Texas standardized math test on their first try this month while more than 75 percent passed the reading exam.
Texas says its public school enrollment surged by nearly 20 percent in a decade, enough to officially top 5 million as of the 2012-2013 academic year.
As thousands of kids begin their State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness or STAAR tests this week, an Irving mother is taking a stand against the standardized exams… and she’s not alone.
Texas education authorities said the number of schools falling short of minimum standards and placed on the Public Education Grant list doubled from 2012 because of newer, higher standards.
The number of new teachers in Texas has dropped sharply during the last four years, though education observers identify several different reasons for the change.
A state audit has found that the Texas Education Agency is unable to detect widespread cheating on the state’s school accountability system, according to a published report.