What You Need to Know About TEA, the Texas Education Agency Taking Control of Houston ISD

In recent news, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has taken control of the Houston Independent School District (HISD). This decision comes after a year-long investigation into the district’s alleged violations of state education law. For those who are not familiar with the TEA or this particular situation, here is what you need to know: What is the TEA? The Texas Education Agency is the state agency responsible for overseeing public education in Texas. Its mission is to improve the education of all Texas students, and it operates under the direction of the commissioner of education. The TEA is responsible for …