Two area school districts have signed on to a lawsuit against the Texas Education Agency over changes to accountability ratings.

Pflugerville ISD joins lawsuit against TEA over accountability rating changes

Pflugerville ISD officials voted Aug. 17 to join several other Texas school districts in a lawsuit against the Texas Education Agency.

The PfISD board of trustees voted to sign on to a lawsuit against the TEA over changes to the way accountability ratings are calculated. New accountability ratings for Texas schools will be released later this year, based on adjusted criteria including but not limited to a new threshold for college, career and military readiness scores, raising it from 60% to 88% to earn an A rating.

Hutto ISD joins lawsuit against Texas Education Agency over accountability ratings

Hutto ISD has signed onto a lawsuit against the Texas Education Agency regarding accountability ratings, joining many school districts across the state.

HISD's board of trustees, absent Board President Billie Logiudice, voted unanimously to join the lawsuit Sept. 20, calling on the TEA to rectify what they and representatives of other Texas school districts have called an unfair change to how accountability ratings are calculated. It is one of several area districts to do so.