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Department of Urban Education Frequently Asked Questions

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Texas Education Agency

The Texas Education Agency is the state agency that oversees primary and secondary public education in the state of Texas. (Source: TEA)

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Online (TEKS)

The State Board of Education (SBOE) has legislative authority to adopt the TEKS for each subject of the required curriculum. SBOE members nominate educators, parents, business and industry representatives, and employers to serve on TEKS review committees. (Source: TEA)

Transfer Equivalencies

UHD maintains transfer guides for all area community and junior colleges that provide course equivalencies.


For issues or complaints about this educator preparation program, click here to email, or mail to Correspondence Management, Texas Education Agency, 1701 N. Congress, Austin, TX 78701.

Last updated or reviewed on 1/26/15

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