The Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC) is the largest technology trade association in Texas, representing a quarter million employees through its 300 member companies. The MTBC strengthens the North Texas’ technology community and its reputation by acting as the innovation hub for entrepreneurs, universities and corporations. The MTBC continues to prove that 'Technology lives here' by growing future tech leaders with its talent and workforce development initiative, advocating technology's advancement in governmental arenas, and connecting people and inspiring ideas through its programs and special interest groups.
Why we believe the Legislature should keep graduation standards high, Commentary by MTBC President/CEO William C. Sproull
Texas has blazed a trail of raising high school graduation requirements and testing standards to meet the growing demands of the 21st century. For years, these efforts have attracted national attention and set the stage for other states to follow suit. Now, a concerted push by state legislators to reduce academic rigor in Texas is attracting an entirely different type of attention. Read full article