Monthly Archives: January 2016

TEA seeks guidance on property of closed charter schools

In the wake of recent charter school closings, questions have been raised about the legal status and disposition of property purchased by a charter school that is no longer in operation. The Senate Education Committee in December heard testimony on … Continue reading

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Study examines Internet connectivity in Texas schools

A legislatively mandated study recently found that 26 percent of public school campuses in Texas responding to a survey met a state-specified target for Internet connectivity speed and 62 percent met the target for network connection speed between the district and each school campus.

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House committee to examine effects of federal environmental rules

The recently formed Texas House Committee on Federal Environmental Regulation will examine this interim how several proposed or finalized U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules could affect jobs, economic development, and energy rates and reliability in Texas. The committee will … Continue reading

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