Senate Bill 815 went into effect the 2003-2004 school year.  What does this mean for you, the music educator?  
These articles, as printed in the August 2003 edition of the Southwestern Musician answer your questions about the TEKS, as well as how you can use them to improve your classroom.


Why Senate Bill 815?
By Robert Floyd, Executive Director of TMEA

Fine Arts TEKS are Required... So What?
by Tom Waggoner, Director of Fine Arts for TEA

Using Technology to Enhance TEKS Instruction in Music: Implementing SB 815
by Frank Coachman, Deputy Director of TMEA

Ten ways we can use the TEKS to reinforce and strengthen our music programs
by Dr. Paul Lehman