Key chapters of the 2013 Accountability Manual are now available.
Alternative Education Accountability (AEA)
Accountability Development Materials: As the advisory groups met, documents from those meetings, and meeting outcomes were posted on this website.
Frequently Asked Questions provides answers to questions regarding the development of the accountability system.
Timeline shows important dates in the development of the new accountability system.
Accountability Technical Advisory Committee (ATAC) met to consider the complex technical issues related to accountability and develop recommendations that ensured that Texas achieves the goals of the accountability system for 2013 and beyond. Members are Texas public school educators from districts and Education Service Centers who have detailed knowledge of assessment and accountability systems.
Accountability Policy Advisory Committee (APAC) consists of educators representing campuses, school districts, and education service centers; legislative representatives; business and community leaders; representatives of higher education; and parents of children attending Texas public schools. The APAC provided its responses to the ATAC proposals to the commissioner of education.
Academic Achievement Distinction Designation Committee (AADDC) met to develop criteria and recommendations for the academic achievement distinction designations in reading/ELA and mathematics under Texas Education Code (TEC) 39.203(c). Members of the AADDC were professionals, content experts, educators, and community leaders appointed by the Offices of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Other Useful Sites
Accountability for 2011 and earlier: State accountability ratings and explanations are available for the years 2004-2011 and 1994-2002.
Adequate Yearly Progress: Federal AYP status and explanations from 2003 to the present.
For more information visit the Division of Performance Reporting site
or contact us by email or phone: (512) 463-9704.
This page last
updated May 23, 2013