Category Archives: TEKS

Computer Science Course Options for the STEM Endorsement

The Texas State Board of Education finalized the rules that will be used to implement much of HB 5. HB 5 eliminated the Minimum High School Graduation Plan and replaced it with the Foundation Graduation Plan. A student may also … Continue reading

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TEA Releases Legislative Briefing Book on 83rd Legislative Actions

  The Texas Education Agency recently released the Legislative Briefing Book of the 83rd Texas Legislature. This resource is designed to provide school districts with information about the impact of the more than 100 education-related laws that were passed during the legislature. Below … Continue reading

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TA-TEKS Get an Upgrade

The Technology Applications TEKS were approved at the April and July meeting of the State Board of Education (SBOE). They were inserted into Chapter 126 of the Texas Administrative Code this week. The revision process began in the spring of 2010 … Continue reading

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SBOE Gives Approval for the Final Six Tech. Apps. Courses

A group of Texas teachers, administrators, college professors, and experts have been reviewing and revising the Technology Application TEKS since last summer.  The TA TEKS for grades K-8 and thirteen high school courses were approved by the State Board of … Continue reading

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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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