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Study Shows Texas Continues to Make Major Progress in Bringing High-Speed Internet to More Schools and Students
Since launching the Texas Classroom Connectivity Initiative, Texas has made significant progress in its ongoing effort to expand access to high-speed internet in public schools statewide, according to EducationSuperHighway’s annual “State of the States” on K-12 broadband connectivity released January 17, 2017.

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House Public Ed to Meet on Teacher-Student Relationships, Broadband Access, and Agency Oversight Charges
05.06.2016 — The Texas House Public Education Committee will meet at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 11, on interim charges related to inappropriate teacher-student relationships, accessibility to broadband services for schools, and oversight of agencies and programs under its jurisdiction.

Canceled: April 19 Senate Education Committee Meeting on Broadband Access
04.18.2016 — The April 19 Senate Education Committee meeting has been canceled.

Senate Education Committee to Meet on Broadband Access
03.22.2016 — The Senate Education Committee will meet Tuesday, April 19, at 10 a.m. in Room E1.028 (Capitol Extension).

Lieutenant Governor Releases Senate Education Interim Charges
10.12.2015 — Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued interim charges for the Senate Education Committee. Issues include school choice, teacher preparation and retention, broadband access, charter schools, and school board governance.