Category Archives: Instructional Material Allotment

TEA Releases Information on 2014-2015 IMA

The individual school district amounts for the 2014-2015 Instructional Materials Allotment  have been released by the Texas Education Agency. Texas schools won’t be able to access these funds until September 1, 2014. This makes purchasing textbooks for the new school year … Continue reading

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Seliger’s Amendment on HB 5 Has Positive Impact on the IMA

Senator Kel Seliger offered an amendment to HB 5 in the Texas Senate on May 6th that would have a positive effect on a school district’s use of the Instructional Materials Allotment (IMA). School districts will not receive their 2013-2014 … Continue reading

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SBOE SUGGESTS UP TO $790M DISTRIBUTION FOR TEXTBOOKS

The following article is published with permission from the Quorum Report UPDATE: As of April 26th, districts have spent $22,374,371 of the IMA on technology related purchases (items in which districts would have funded with their Technology Allotment).-Jennifer Bergland The State … Continue reading

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TEA Releases the District IMA List

TEA released a letter today that includes a link to the list with the school district’s Instructional Materials Allotment for the next two years. They are releasing 70% of the two-year allotment in 2011-2012 and will release the remaining 30% … Continue reading

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IMA Resources on tcea.org

New resources that will help wade through the new Instructional Materials Allotment(IMA), are now located on the new TCEA website. You can find more information on the following topics related to the IMA: Uses Funding Decision Making IMA Process Frequently … Continue reading

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K-12 Databases New Pricing Structure

Susanna Garza, the Coordinator for Instructional Technology and Media for ESC 20, released information regarding the K-12 Databases on August 2.  The K-12 Databases are online resources that have been provided for Texas school schools at no cost to the … Continue reading

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SB 6 On the Way to the Governor!

The Conference Report for SB 6 passed the House (142-1) and the Senate (30-0) on Monday, June 27th.  The final step in the process is for the Governor to sign the bill.  SB 6 stipulated that if the bill took … Continue reading

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