Texas Education Agency TEA issues 'report cards' on schools By John Mark Dempsey • Dec 23, 2014 The Texas Education Agency has issued "report cards" on all Texas schools. Commerce ISD assistant superintendent Charlie Alderman discusses the report cards, which show the Commerce schools all met standards with several distinctions. Ratliff: AYP and What It Really Means to Texas By Scott Harvey • Aug 22, 2012 MT. PLEASANT - State Board of Education Member Thomas Ratliff is speaking out on the recent Adequate Yearly Progress report and the “distorted view it is providing to Texans about our schools.” Texas Schools Struggle to Meet AYP Standards By Scott Harvey • Aug 10, 2012 forwardstl / Flickr AUSTIN - A large percentage of Northeast Texas schools failed to meet federal accountability standards, which falls in line with the rest of the state. School board to consider TEA waiver, policy updates By Scott Harvey • Nov 17, 2011 COMMERCE - The Commerce ISD Thursday will consider submission of a request for maximum class size waiver to the Texas Education Agency. Dodd City ISD performance rating upgraded By Scott Harvey • Nov 1, 2011 AUSTIN - Upon further review, The Texas Education Agency has determined the accountability rating for Dodd City ISD in Fannin County is in fact exemplary.