Month: February 2017

Quick TAPR Questions

Just a thought you need to be able to answer for TAPR. How do you view TAPR data to see indicators of providing equal opportunities? Where would you look to view variables to identify what has the most influence on academic performance? What would you view to see indicators that identify the main focus for […]

SBOE Gives Preliminary Approval to Revised English and Spanish Language Arts and Science Standards

Feb. 3, 2017 AUSTIN – After lengthy discussion and review, the State Board of Education Friday gave preliminary approval to revised curriculum standards for English and Spanish language arts and reading for kindergarten through eighth grade. If given final approval at the board’s April 18-21 meeting, the new curriculum standards would become effective with school […]

Instructional Minutes–reminder

The 84th Legislature amended Texas Education Code (TEC), §25.081, and created TEC, §25.0812, to move from a school year requiring districts to provide 180 days of instruction to a school year requiring districts to provide 75,600 minutes of instruction. This TAA addresses funding for the 2016–2017 school year only. Local education agencies should consult their […]

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