Monthly Archives: January 2011

State Board of Education Meeting – January 20

The State Board of Education  heard public testimony on the revisions of the Technology Applications TEKS at their meeting on January 20th.  Karen North addressed the board and asked them to consider adding the computer science tool, programming languages, to standards … Continue reading

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Senate Bill 1 Cuts Technology Funding

Senator Ogden, Chairmen of the Senate Finance Committee, filed Senate Bill 1 on Monday, January 24th. As House Bill 1, it zeroed out the funding for the Technology Allotment ($270.9 million) and funding for the Texas Virtual School Network ($20.3 … Continue reading

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Technology Allotment is Cut

The Texas House of Representatives released the proposed budget for the next two years on Wednesday of this week. As we all suspected, the news was bad. If the budget is passed as is, all areas of education are faced … Continue reading

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