Texas State Board of Education

Governor Abbott directs TEA to investigate criminal activity involving pornography in Texas public schools

'In Texas, it is illegal to provide pornography to anyone under the age of 18 according to Section 43.24 of the Texas Penal Code'

AUSTIN, Texas – On Wednesday, Nov. 10, Governor Greg Abbott sent a letter to Texas Education Agency (TEA) Commissioner Mike Morath. The letter directs the agency to investigate any criminal activity in public schools involving the availability of pornographic material…

'Texas Association of School Boards has attempted to wash its hands clean of the issue'

Governor Abbott directs TEA, TSLAC, SBOE to protect children from pornography, inappropriate content in Texas public schools

AUSTIN, Texas - On Monday, Oct. 8, Governor Greg Abbott sent a letter directing the following to immediately develop statewide standards to ensure no child is exposed to pornography or other inappropriate content in a Texas public school: TEA Commissioner…