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

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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.

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

TxDLA Announces 2017 Awards

August 22, 2017

The Texas Distance Learning Association (TxDLA) is pleased to announce the recipients of its prestigious 2017 Awards. The honorees were…

Read More

Attend TxDLA’s Fall Leadership Workshop

July 24, 2017

One of the best ways to get involved with TxDLA is to attend the annual Fall Leadership Workshop. You do…

Read More

TxDLA Offers Spring Accessibility Certification Program

January 18, 2017

Accessibility (access by people with disabilities) to digital materials is one of the major technology issues of our time. The…

Read More