Wrap-Up of Tex. SBOE Meeting

Jan 29, 2021 by

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“Wrap-Up of Tex. SBOE Meeting”

By Donna Garner

1.29.21

The new chairs of the three SBOE committees were announced. These chairs were chosen by the members of their committees:  

Committee on Instruction:  Sue Melton-Malone

Committee on School Finance/Permanent School Fund: Tom Maynard

Committee on School Initiatives: Matt Robinson

During the 1.27.21 SBOE meeting, Texas Commissioner of Education Mike Morath went through a quick preview of the TEA’s 2020 Annual Report as he presented it to the SBOE members.  Please go to this link to listen to his summary as he walked the members through the report. After watching Comm. Morath’s overview of the report, you will know how to peruse the report on your own: 

TEA’S 2020 Annual Report:  https://tea.texas.gov/about-tea/news-and-multimedia/annual-reports/annual-report

TO WATCH COMM. MORATH’S QUICK SUMMARY OF THE 2020 ANNUAL REPORT:  http://www.adminmonitor.com/tx/tea/committee_of_the_full_board/20210127/

“The Agency’s 2020 Annual Report promotes the progress and advancements taking place in Texas’s more than 1,200 public school systems. It also serves as a helpful resource for illustrating areas where Texas must maintain its investment in ensuring every student, regardless of circumstance, is prepared for success in college, a career, or the military.”

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The TEA’s 2019-2020 School Year Pocket Edition is also available online.  The Pocket Edition “provides a detailed, easy-to-access overview of the public school landscape in Texas with details on student population, students by program, Special Education services, Kindergarten readiness, and a summary of public education spending for fiscal year (FY) 2019.” 

Link to 2019-2020 Pocket Edition: https://tea.texas.gov/about-tea/news-and-multimedia/brochures/pocket-edition

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TWO ARTICLES ABOUT THIS WEEK’S SBOE MEETINGS:

1.26.21 — “New Term Begins for Tex. State Bd. of Education Members” — By Donna Garner – EdViews.orghttps://www.educationviews.org/new-term-begins-for-tex-state-bd-of-education-members/

1.27.21 — “Tex. Ed. Comm. Mike Morath: The Latest Public-School News” — By Donna Garner – EdViews.orghttps://www.educationviews.org/tex-ed-comm-mike-morath-the-latest-public-school-news/

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