Texas Association Of Business

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DISD Diploma Problems Prompt Call For Statewide Investigation

Hundreds of Dallas ISD graduates have diplomas, but the Texas Education Agency is now reviewing an investigation that questions the validity of those diplomas.

09/17/2014

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Perry & Dewhurst To Address Business Group

Gov. Rick Perry and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst are to address the Texas Association of Business as they continue pressing for spending some of the state’s reserves.

01/30/2013

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Group Promotes New School Accountability Plan

One of the state’s most influential business organizations is backing a flexible high school graduation plan it says will better prepare students for college and the workforce of tomorrow.

12/12/2012

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Higher Registration Fee Could Fund New Roads

The Texas Association of Business believes that, if the state raises registration fees by $50 per vehicle, and dedicates that money to road projects, it would create an additional $16 billion.

10/17/2012