Here we go ... again!! Time to contact our Texas legislators (again) and ask them (again) to retain funding for our gifted students in the state education budget. Last week, the Texas Commission on School Finance Expenditures Working Group recommended that the state reallocate $5.3 billion to current and new education programs — by eliminating the G/T … Continue reading Call to Action: Contact your legislator about gifted funding in the state budget
SAGE encourages our members to attend this forum of area state representatives to discuss the state of public education in Texas. The forum is hosted by the GCISD Council of PTAs, in partnership with several other area Councils of PTA. Discuss the issues affecting public education and hear from the people who create the laws … Continue reading FYI Oct. 3, 2018 Legislators Forum – GCISD Council of PTAs
[ The following is a Call to Action email from the Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented (TAGT). ] Call to Action: Your Voice Is Needed! Comment on SBOE-Proposed Credit-By-Exam Changes Dear TAGT Members and Supporters, Rules governing credit-by-exams (CBE) are up for a second reading at the State Board of Education's (SBOE) Committee … Continue reading Legislative Alert: Call before June 14 about Credit-By-Exam Changes
News Release from Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented: Thank YOU for Making Your Voice Heard! Call to Action to Support G/T Allotment a Success You can't imagine how proud we were when the news came across our desks--on May 3, the Texas School Finance Commission met, and Chairman Brister stated the Commission's desire … Continue reading Legislative Update: Successful May 2018 Call to Action to Support G/T Allotment
If you haven't already emailed or called to express your opinion about funding gifted education, please do it today — the Texas Commission on Public School Finance has been meeting in Austin to study school finance and draft a recommendation for the Texas Legislature's consideration in the 2019 legislative session. View the full TAGT alert for … Continue reading Legislative alert: Gifted Education in Texas needs your voice!