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Finding Special Education at TEA

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What are Service Centers?

How can they assist you?

Find your ESC

Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills (TEKS)

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What is the Curriculum?

What does it mean for my child?

Links to PreK/Elementary/Secondary Curriculum



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State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR)

Which test will my child take?

Links to Assessment Information

Dispute Resolution Process

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What do I do when things aren't working?

Complaints, Mediation, Due Process



Texas Continous Improvement Process (TCIP)teacher and little girl with disabilities

How can I be involved in the Process?


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Data Reports TEA Texas logo

State Performance Plan

Academic Excellence Indicator System

Standard Reports

Performance Based Monitoring Reports

Special Education Databook

Academic Excellence





Texas Project FIRST is an activity of the Texas Continuing Improvement Process (TCIP) under the auspices of the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and Region 9 Education Service Center, and is focused on helping to fulfill the goals of TEA and the Parent Training Committee

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