Blindness Summit

State Capitol Auditorium 1100 Congress Avenue Austin, Texas 78701 Tuesday, February 12, 20138:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. Working together we can do more to overcome barriers to EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATION AND INDEPENDENT LIVING for Texans who are blind and visually impaired The opportunities offered at the Blindness Summit will include: Exchanging information Sharing innovative ideas and… Continue reading Blindness Summit

Passage of Two New Laws Impacting the Education of Students with Visual Impairments in Texas

Passage of Two New Laws Impacting the Education of Students with Visual Impairments in Texas The Alliance of and for Visually Impaired Texans (AVIT) (http://alliancevitexans.org/), a coalition of 27 Texas organizations concerned about the rights of and resources for individuals with visual impairments, led the effort to pass two important education bills impacting students with… Continue reading Passage of Two New Laws Impacting the Education of Students with Visual Impairments in Texas

WHO REPRESENTS ME?

Who Represents Me? provides information about current districts and members of the Texas Senate, Texas House of Representatives, the Texas delegation to the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, and the State Board of Education. Provide your address and your representatives will be listed. http://www.fyi.legis.state.tx.us/

Texas Senate Bill 39

Texas Senate Bill 39, which updates wording of Texas law to include the term Expanded Core Curriculum, filed by Senator Judith ZaffiriniTo follow SB 39 progress at Texas Legislature Online, click here.