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Legislature to consider requests for increased spending on cybersecurity

In writing the state budget for fiscal 2020-21, the 86th Legislature will consider proposals to increase spending on cybersecurity. Appropriations for cybersecurity are not contained in a single line item but spread across state agencies and included in various strategies, projects, … Continue reading

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TEA seeks funds to boost school internet connectivity

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is asking the Legislature to spend $25 million in fiscal 2018 to help school districts qualify for a federal program that discounts optical fiber construction projects. The agency said the $25 million state investment ultimately could leverage an … 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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