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Yesterday, the Texas Education Agency released clarification and guidance related to the G/T allotment created by HB 1525. The Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented is grateful to TEA staff, our advocacy partners Gifted Education Family Network (GEFN), and key legislators in supporting and driving this guidance to ensure G/T programs and students receive funds intended for their programs.
On May 31, the 87th Regular Session closed, leaving in its wake more than 1,000 enacted bills. As we look towards several special sessions this summer and fall, below is a summary of the session as it relates to G/T education and TAGT Policy Goals.
Demand exceeded supply for teachers for grades K-12 in the nation's public schools by more than 100,000 positions in 2019, according to the Learning Policy Institute, a Washington-based education policy think tank that has extensively studied the causes and effects of the teacher shortage.