Curriculum & Instruction
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
The Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) sets policies and standards for Texas public schools. SBOE has the legal authority to adopt the state mandated curriculum, the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for each subject. The following website is a link to the state mandated TEKS curriculum established by Texas.
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) evaluates public schools and districts under state and federal accountability standards.
STAAR: State Mandated Testing
The State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) program is an assessment designed to measure the TEKS curriculum standards. Information about STAAR can be accessed from http://tea.texas.gov/student.assessment/staar/
Documents and Resources:
Click here for Dyslexia Guide
Click here for Gifted and Talented Guide