June 11, 2019

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TechNet Applauds “Major Investment” in Texas Schools with the Enactment of House Bill 3

Austin, TX — David Edmonson, TechNet’s Executive Director for Texas and the Southeast, today applauded Governor Greg Abbott’s (R-TX) signature of House Bill 3, school finance reform legislation that increases education funding by $4.5 billion and expands career and technology education programs.

“Texas lawmakers have just made a major investment in our students and the future of our state,” Edmonson said.  “Boosting school funding statewide and expanding career and technology education for younger students are key steps to ensuring the Texas workforce is prepared to seize all the opportunities that the innovation economy will have to offer in the years to come.  TechNet is proud to have been a part of this historic effort to modernize our state’s education system for the twenty-first century.”

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