what are teks?
TEKS is the general outline of what needs to be covered by the teachers in public schools in the state of Texas. There is a set of TEKS for each subject for each grade and within the TEKS is what each student is responsible for prior to entering the next grade level.
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills or TEKS is the official K-12 curriculum for the state of Texas and its public schools, mandated by law. It details the curriculum requirements for every course. State-mandated standardized tests measure acquisition of specific knowledge and skills outlined in this curriculum.