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More in the news on ethics

Posted by Texas Education on July 8, 2008

From today’s news at Texasisd.com who got the story from last week at statesman.com’s Public Capitol is a story on ethics. Seems new rules are being added to keep things “out in the open” at TEA.

Public education investment fund to adopt new ethics rules By Robert Elder

The State Board of Education is set to adopt new ethics rules for management of the $24 billion Permanent School Fund(http://www.tea.state.tx.us/psf/), which helps pay for public education in Texas.

Among the new rules expected to be approved at the board’s July 17-18 meeting is a requirement that providers of investment services disclose campaign contributions made to state board members. The same disclosure would apply to people or firms that respond to investment requests for proposals.

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