Technology Resources and Learning Support
The state compiles many resources that support digital learning for students and educators.
Affordable Connectivity Program
The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps households afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more.
Credit by Examination
Credit by exam (CBE) is one method for students to demonstrate proficiency in grade level or course content.
Educational Technology Resources
State and federal educational technology resources include information on laws, updates on initiatives, grant and funding information, and digital learning tools.
Education Service Centers
Education Service Centers (ESCs) provide technology support to districts through training, services, and programs for schools.
E-rate Federal Communications Commission Links
- The following Federal Communication Commission (FCC) resources may be helpful:
- FCC E-rate Website (outside source)
- FCC Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) Guidance (outside source)
- FCC Summary of the Second E-rate Modernization Order (outside source)
E-rate Universal Service Administrative Company Schools and Libraries Program Links
The following Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) Schools and Libraries Program resources may be helpful:
- Schools and Libraries (E-rate)(outside source)
- USAC E-rate Productivity Center (EPC) (outside source)
- Important Information on Form 470 Category One Drop-Down Menu in EPC: Reference Table for FCC Form 470 Cat 1 Drop-Downs
Internet Safety Resources
The agency has Internet safety resources available for students, educators, and parents.
Long range plan
Learn more about the Long-Range Plan for Public Education.
Local educational agencies (LEAs) currently have multiple options for providing remote learning for partial or full average daily attendance (ADA) outside of the Texas Virtual Schools Network. These options are outlined in our Non-TXVSN Remote Instruction Overview Document.
School Libraries offer a wealth of information and resources for digital learning.
Spanish Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies
This Spanish Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies page provides information on topics such as curriculum, assessment and rules.
Technology Applications Standards
Texas has Technology Applications standards for kindergarten through high school students as well as for teachers.
With Texas Gateway, gain instant access to the content you seek, whether you are looking for “just-in-time” resources that you can leverage during a particular lesson, sequenced binders of instruction that you can assign to students, or self-directed PD training courses that you can take to earn CPE credit hours.
Texas Virtual School Network
The Texas Virtual School Network (TXVSN) provides Texas students and schools with equitable access to quality online courses and instructors.