State Board of Education News

Official news releases issued on behalf of the State Board of Education are listed below.  


State Board of Education Recognizes 2022 Student Heroes (7-25-22)

Keven Ellis Response to Governor Greg Abbott Re: Age-Appropriate Content in Public Schools (4-11-22)

State Board of Education to Increase Texas History Instruction to Six Grade Levels (4-8-22)

Nominate Volunteers for the 2022 Heroes for Children Award (3-16-22)

Nominate a Student Volunteer for the 2022 Student Heroes Award (2-23-22)

SBOE Receives Update on Social Studies TEKS Review (2-8-22)


Texas State Board of Education Chair Keven Ellis appoints Pam Little to serve as member of Texas Commission on Virtual Education (12-30-21) 

SBOE close to finishing K-8 Science TEKS, which will complete Science revisions for K-12 (11-29-21) 

SBOE Gives Final Approval to the Dyslexia Handbook: Procedures Concerning Dyslexia and Related Disorders (9-9-21)

Texas Public School Volunteers Earn SBOE’s 2021 Heroes for Children Award (9-2-21)

State Board of Education Recognizes Texas’s 2021 Student Heroes (7-20-21)

SBOE Endorses Recommendations to Authorize Three New Charter School Operators (7-8-21)

Nominate volunteers for the 2021 Heroes for Children Award (5-13-2021) 

State Board of Education Updates Standards and Instructional Materials Review Schedule (5-3-2021)

Keven Ellis confirmed as SBOE Chair, appointed to Education Commission of the States (4-1-2021)

Texas State Board of Education Honors 2019 National Awardees and 2020 State Finalists for Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (3-17-2021)


SBOE Approves Revised Health Standards (11-24-2020) 

Nominate Volunteers for the 2020 Heroes for Children Award (5-28-2020)

SBOE approves second ethnic studies course during first-ever virtual meeting (4-22-2020)

Six Texas teachers named finalists for the 2019 presidential awards in math and science (2-6-2020)

SBOE gives preliminary approval to African American Studies course (1-31-2020)

Seven organizations earn 2019 Employers for Education Excellence award (1-31-2020)


Nominate local employers for 2019 Employers for Education Excellence award (11-18-2019)

Governor appoints Dr. Keven Ellis chair of the State Board of Education (9-16-2019)

School volunteers earn SBOE's 2019 Heroes for Children award (9-9-2019))

Texas Permanent School Fund wins three international awards (7-3-2019)

SBOE gives final approval to four new charter schools (6-14-2019)

State Board of Education recognizes 2019 Student Heroes (6-14-2019)

Permanent School Fund named finalist for the Sovereign Wealth Fund of the Year award (4-15-2019)

Nominate volunteers for the 2019 Heroes for Children Award (4-2-2019)

The SBOE a good steward of fund to support Texas public schools (3-27-2019)

Nominate a student volunteer for 2019 Student Heroes Award (2-13-2019)

Student-designed Permanent School Fund logo unveiled (2-1-2019)
Winning PSF logo design
BLGY Architecture receives Employers for Education Excellence Award (2-1-2019)
BLGY award photo 

Seven State Board of Education members begin new term of office (1-29-2019)
 State Board of Education hosts free conference Jan. 30 (1-15-2019)
News releases issued in 2016-2018 are available on the Archived State Board of Education News Releases web page.