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Texas education agencies offer information on coronavirus response

Texas public and higher education agencies are using their websites to relay information about campus closings, online learning, and other updates related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. Abbott on March 19 ordered schools to temporarily close, acting under the broad … 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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Texas considers role of K-12 online learning

As technological advances increasingly affect the education of students from kindergarten through high school, questions linger about the best ways to employ technology and integrate online learning. While most Texas students still attend “brick and mortar” schools, a certain number are choosing online learning … Continue reading

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