Distance education for K-12 is rapidly adapting to the global landscape using interactive technologies to empower teachers and students for blended learning environments. TxDLA for K-12 strives to provide resources and information to traverse the evolving digital landscape.

Latest Updates for K-12

Digital Learning: A Quick Overview

December 6, 2022

Digital learning has revolutionized education. What began as “distance learning” has morphed into a multifaceted ecosystem-from fully online courses to…

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The Future of Virtual Education in Texas

May 3, 2022

Source: TCEA The Texas Commission on Virtual Education has been meeting to determine what virtual learning will look like in…

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Quality Matters Seeks Reviewers

November 30, 2021

Quality Matters (QM) is looking for some help. QM is a nonprofit organization that, among other things, organizes peer course…

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New Website for National Standards for Quality Online Teaching

April 4, 2019

K-12 online programs should be aware of a new website for National Standards for Quality Online Teaching (https://www.nsqol.org/) where you…

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Ed Dept. Backpedals Its Proposed Distance Learning Stance with Latest Revision

February 18, 2019

The Education Department has revised its proposed rules around distance education to clarify the role of subject-matter experts and their…

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Candidate for Texas Governor Submits Policy Statement on Distance Learning

October 31, 2018

Last month Public Policy Chair sent letters to the campaigns of all the candidates for all state-wide offices asking for…

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US Dept of Ed Considering How to Define “Regular and Substantive” Interactions in Online Classes

August 10, 2018

The Trump administration is considering an overhaul of a 26-year-old federal rule that is seen variably as a barrier to innovation and an important guardrail against substandard instruction.

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With Net Neutrality in the Rearview Mirror, is E-Rate Next on the FCC’s Chopping Block?

January 4, 2018

It’s no great overstatement to say that the Federal Communications Commission’s recent decision to rollback net neutrality protections has shaken…

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Trump, Congress, and Education in 2018: Eight Big Questions

January 3, 2018

There’s plenty of suspense heading into President Donald Trump’s second year in office when it comes to education, and some big…

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2017 Survey Results of Technology Infrastructure in US K-12 District

November 13, 2017

The CoSN 2017 Infrastructure Survey examines the current state of technology infrastructure in U.S. K-12 districts. The FCC has used…

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