The Texas Center for District and School Support (TCDSS) serves as a coordinating point for statewide school improvement initiatives of the Texas Education Agency. As part of Texas Initiatives located at the Region XIII Education Service Center, the TCDSS coordinates and leverages statewide technical assistance services to support districts and schools meeting required performance standards under both state and federal accountability systems. Additionally, the TCDSS leads and manages a number of grants and special projects for the Texas Education Agency focused on building statewide capacity for school improvement to ensure all students graduate career and college ready.

House Bill 1842

This chart outlines the transition timeline for current IR campuses to the new House Bill (HB) 1842 requirements. This chart provides information regarding the implementation of the new Turnaround (TA) Plan and the point at which the commissioner may assign a board of managers or initiate the closure process.

TAIS Training


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“News You Can Use” is an original broadcast brought to you by TEA and TCDSS which reviews updates and resources for educators engaging in the Texas Accountability Intervention System (TAIS). If you have questions, please contact Rachel Simic at