Accountability

The Texas Education Agency evaluates public schools and districts under state accountability requirements. 

TEA accredits public schools in Texas at the district level for grades K-12. The Accreditation Status, Standards, and Sanctions section of the Texas Administrative Code (TAC) states how accreditation statuses will be determined and assigned to school districts. Those statuses are defined as Accredited, Accredited-Warned, Accredited-Probation, and Not Accredited-Revoked

TEA accredits public schools in Texas at the district level for grades K-12.

The district accreditation statuses can be found at:
http://tea.texas.gov/accredstatus/

The state's school financial accountability rating system, known as the School Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST), ensures that Texas public schools and charters are held accountable for the quality of their financial management practices and that they improve those practices.

The Texas Legislature in 1993 enacted statutes that mandated the creation of the Texas public school accountability system to rate school districts and evaluate campuses. The TEA's state accountability page has information available about statewide accountability rating system, the Texas Academic Performance Reports, school report cards, and the Texas Performance Reporting System.

 

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