DALLAS — The Texas Education Agency recently formed a task force to handle the work set to come through its offices as a result of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Education commissioner Robert Scott named Jerel Booker to chair the Task Force on Federal Stimulus and Stabilization. Scott anticipates as much as $6 billion in federal funding will find its way to Texas’ 1,228 school districts and charter school systems through the legislation passed by Congress last month.

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