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2018 Accountability Final Decisions

Updated 4/11/18

Final decisions for 2018 Accountability were posted yesterday. There were two communications from TEA: the three page House Bill 22 2018 Accountability Decisions Framework and four documents linked below which are posted at

Commissioner's Final Decisions for 2018 Accountability

House Bill 22 2018 Accountability Decisions Framework

Notable Changes to House Bill 22 Framework Based on Feedback

2017–18 Final List of Industry-Based Certifications

CTE Courses Aligned with Industry-Based Certifications

Updated August 2018: The 2018 Accountability Manual is posted.

Upcoming sessions currently scheduled at ESC-20 are:

A-F (HB 22) Accountability Overview

Join us for the latest updates and developments in the 2018 Accountability System. We will review your 2018 accountability results and guide you through what you can have in place to assist as we move to year two of the A-F Accountability and the Domain methodology. We will walk through the Student Achievement, School Progress and Closing the Gaps Domains as well as seeing the inclusion special populations have in each Domain.  ($100 fee)

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Session 54155 (8:30 – 4:00 p.m.) 

Calculating Accountability Conversations
Accountability updates series - join one or all! We will have a series of one-hour zoom meetings for you to join where we will discuss the latest with data and accountability. Join us remotely once a month and we will discuss the latest in our school accountability world. It will be expected that attendees are already familiar with the accountability manuals. (Free) 
Friday, October 5, 2018 Session 54146 (1:00 – 2:00 p.m.)
Friday, November 2, 2018 Session 54147 (9:00 – 10:00 a.m.)
Friday, December 7, 2018 Session 54148 (9:00 – 10:00 a.m.)

Cheri Hendrick
Consultant, Accountability and Assessment 
(210) 370-5451


Kelly Joseph
Special Education Accountability Specialist 
(210) 370-5664


Jamie Goodwin
Educational Specialist 
(210) 370-5466
  • *Update 12/7/17:  The PowerPoint videos explaining the development of the new accountability system are available on the TEA website at

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  • The Texas Education Agency (TEA)  formally submitted to the U.S. Department of Education the state’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) consolidated plan on Sept. 25, 2017. The U.S. Department of Education has 120 days to review Texas’ state plan and will conduct a peer review as part of the process.

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