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TEA Harvey Page Updates

posted Nov 2, 2017, 6:53 AM by Patrick Dierschke

There have been several updated over the last week to the Harvey page on the TEA website.

 

http://tea.texas.gov/About_TEA/Other_Services/Weather_and_Disaster/Hurricane_Harvey_Resources/

TELPAS PowerPoint

posted Nov 2, 2017, 6:53 AM by Patrick Dierschke

The TELPAS page has posted updated training power point presentations. (9/19/2017)

 

http://tea.texas.gov/student.assessment/ell/telpas/

 

Disability Scoop: Federal Healthcare Bill

posted Nov 2, 2017, 6:53 AM by Patrick Dierschke

Disability Scoop posted an article discussing concerns about the proposed changes to the federal healthcare bill.  (9/19/17)

https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2017/09/19/medicaid-community-new-threat/24181/

Hurricane Harvey Enrollment Guidance

posted Nov 2, 2017, 6:52 AM by Patrick Dierschke

Hurricane Missed Days

posted Nov 2, 2017, 6:51 AM by Patrick Dierschke

TEA has also posted information about how missed days due to the Hurricane will be handled. (9/1/17)

http://tea.texas.gov/About_TEA/News_and_Multimedia/Correspondence/TAA_Letters/Additional_Missed_School_Day_Waivers_related_to_Hurricane_Harvey/

2018 Accommodations

posted Nov 2, 2017, 6:50 AM by Patrick Dierschke

TETN’s for state assessment and TELPAS

posted Nov 2, 2017, 6:46 AM by Patrick Dierschke

There are TETN’s set up for 9/12/17 on accessibility features for state assessment and TELPAS.

http://tea.texas.gov/student.assessment/training/tetn-schedule/

CEC Support for ESSA

posted Mar 8, 2017, 10:49 AM by Patrick Dierschke

The Council of Exceptional Children is asking for support from members to stop the overturn of the ESSA.  (3/1/17)

Go to http://www.policyinsider.org/2017/03/tell-the-senate-do-not-overturn-essa-regulations.html

Texas School Districts Targeted for Federal Investigation

posted Mar 8, 2017, 10:48 AM by Patrick Dierschke

A dozen Texas school districts are being targeted for review in a federal investigation into whether students with disabilities are getting the help they need, officials said Thursday.  See link.  (2/16/17) http://www.dallasnews.com/news/education/2017/02/16/feds-investigate-special-ed-12-texas-school-districts

USDOE and TEA Investigate in Texas Cities

posted Mar 8, 2017, 10:47 AM by Patrick Dierschke

U.S. Department of Education and Texas Education Agency officials will hit five Texas cities to ask the public about their experience with special education, part of an ongoing investigation of the state's services.

https://www.texastribune.org/2016/11/30/feds-tea-tour-texas-public-comment-special-ed/

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