November 2017

November 2017

Guest Post: It’s Time to Fix the WEP

Date Posted: 11/29/2017

A guest post by Kevin Brady, Chairman of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee.

Texas school endowment hits record value

Date Posted: 11/28/2017

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) announced Tuesday that the endowment used to help fund public education in Texas hit a milestone achievement.

Happy Thanksgiving

Date Posted: 11/23/2017

The ATPE Governmental Relations team wishes you a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday.

Teach the Vote's Week in Review: Nov. 17, 2017

Date Posted: 11/17/2017

Take a look at this week's education news highlights.

TEA releases final accountability ratings before A-F

Date Posted: 11/15/2017

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) released the final 2017 academic accountability ratings this week for school districts and campuses.

House panel weighs Harvey accountability fixes

Date Posted: 11/14/2017

The House Public Education Committee met Tuesday morning, Nov. 14, in Austin to hear from educators about the effects of Hurricane Harvey on the public school accountability system.

Teach the Vote’s Week in Review: Nov. 10, 2017

Date Posted: 11/10/2017

Here's your wrap-up of education news from ATPE.

SBOE concludes November meeting

Date Posted: 11/10/2017

The Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) met Friday to conclude its November meeting in Austin.

SBOE begins November meeting

Date Posted: 11/09/2017

The State Board of Education (SBOE) met Tuesday to undertake work sessions on school finance and new textbooks.

SBOE committee considers IHE, SBEC rules

Date Posted: 11/09/2017

State Board of Education (SBOE) committees met Thursday morning to consider a variety of issues before the board.

Election Update: Analyzing Nov. 2017 results around the state

Date Posted: 11/08/2017

A breakdown of state constitutional amendments, ISD bond proposals, and other measures.

Senators hear from commissioner, Houston education stakeholders on hurricane impact

Date Posted: 11/07/2017

The Texas Senate Education Committee met yesterday, Nov. 6, on the University of Houston campus to address interim charges related to Hurricane Harvey and hear from area education stakeholders on the effects of the devastating storm.

Teach the Vote's Week in Review: Nov. 3, 2017

Date Posted: 11/03/2017

Here's a wrap-up of education news from this week.

SBOE long-range planning process to include regional meetings

Date Posted: 11/02/2017

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) and State Board of Education (SBOE) released the following statement this week about upcoming regional meetings to gather input for the purpose of updating the SBOE’s Long-Range Plan for Education.

Election Update from the Texas Educators Vote coalition

Date Posted: 11/01/2017

Early voting for the November 7th election ends this Friday, November 3rd. Don't wait! Vote today!