Advocacy Update on State and Federal Technology Funding

Most educators have been focused on getting students acclimated to a new school year. It’s my job to keep up with what is happening at […]

Texas Legislature and SBOE Make Policy Changes Affecting Ed Tech

The Texas Legislature meets every two years for 140 days. It’s a whirlwind of activity, even in the midst of a pandemic. The 87th Legislature […]

Ed Tech News Roundup: Tests, Tech, and the Supreme Court

Howdy, folks! Welcome to another in a series of periodic ed tech news roundups. We hope you enjoy this one, and if you have a […]

Making Lemonade in a Pandemic

By Kandace Bethea The pandemic has certainly presented us with many nearly insurmountable challenges, but challenges also bring change and opportunities for improvement. At Marion County […]

$11.2 Billion in New Funding for Texas Schools

Today, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced the release of $11.2 billion in additional funding for Texas schools from the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary […]

TCEA’s 2021 Legislative Priorities (Part 2)

Last week, we took a look at some of TCEA’s legislative priorities for the 2021 session of the Texas Legislature. This week, we explore digital […]

TCEA’s 2021 Legislative Priorities (Part 1)

Those who eat, breathe, and sleep politics in Texas know that January 12th is an important day. This is the day that the 87th Texas […]

How Massive K-12 Bond Issues During COVID-19 Are Shaping School Technology Plans

Interest rates are low and remote and hybrid learning continues, but some experts question using bonds to pay for devices and connectivity.

Districts Get Second Shot at E-Rate Funds to Bolster Campus Connectivity

School districts now have until Oct. 16 to get their applications in for this new round of funding, thanks to a recent FCC order.

Using the GEER Fund to Provide Student Connectivity and Devices

As of June 8, 2020, the last day of the extended deadline, all 50 states as well as the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the […]

Coassemble Lands $4.4M Series A Funding Round to Democratize Online Training for Business

Press Release Online training platform uses learner-first design to engage teams Round led by Equity Ventures Partners (EVP) and advised by Clinton Capital Partners Australian-based […]

Earn Your CTE Hours at TCEA 2020

Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs are growing nationwide, and in Texas, the rules regarding CTE are changing, too. CTE educators require specialized resources, training, […]

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