The Texas Education Agency administers billions of dollars in both state and federal funds that support a variety of programs to benefit public education. Funds come from multiple sources, including state and federal coffers, grant organizations, the Permanent School Fund endowment, and others. This section of the TEA website includes information pertaining to all aspects of school funding, including financial audits.
October 07, 2014
Learn about the number one educational endowment in the country, a 3-year high
school graduation plan and a debate over entrance requirements for educator preparation
programs in the October issue of Texas Education Today.
September 30, 2014
of Education Michael Williams and Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson announced
today that the Permanent School Fund has reached a record high value in 2014,
making it the largest educational endowment in the country.
September 10, 2014
of Education Michael Williams notified the U.S. Department of Education that
the Texas Education Agency (TEA) will submit an application for a federal
preschool expansion grant. The grant could be valued at as much as $30 million per year for four years.
September 05, 2014
The Texas Education
Agency (TEA) today released financial accountability ratings for more than
1,200 school districts and charters across the state. The 2013-2014 ratings are
based on annual financial reports provided to TEA by districts and charters
from the 2012-2013 school year. For
2013-2014, approximately 95 percent of Texas school districts passed with a
FIRST rating of Standard or above.