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 federal stimulus program.

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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