Topic: State Board of Education

7 ISDs Join Lawsuit Against A-F Rating System

Late this spring, at the height of legislative chaos, Education Commissioner Mike Morath announced that he would be updating the A-F accountability system for Texas school districts to raise the bar for meeting the college, career, and military readiness (CCMR) indicator. He also announced that these new standards would apply retroactively for the 2022-2023 school year. 

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Eyes on the Board: SBOE to Review Charter School Rules, New Applicants

The State Board of Education (SBOE) met in Austin this week to discuss its regular agenda. This meeting was heavily administrative with the board receiving ethics training and revising its processes for standards revision and instructional materials review panel selection. One committee also received a lengthy progress report on school safety from the Texas School Safety Center. Of particular interest...

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