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October 2002

Taking the TAKS
The TAAS is riding off into the sunset, and the state will unveil a new test in 2003.
Investing in the Future
Texas launched a college savings plan to accompany its guaranteed tuition program.
On Texas' Teen Beat
Texas teens face a new world and many of the same old problems.
Defending Defense
Texas is preparing for another round of military base closings.
Spreading the Wealth
Texas' public libraries are saving millions with a new information program.
Comptroller News
Comptroller predicts economic growth in the Centeral Texas Region; September sales tax rebates top $303 million; Comptroller details savings for Dripping Springs ISD; Capital Region growth predicted.
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Texas at a Glance: You Might Try Locking It
In Texas, all of the 10 most-stolen vehicles were trucks in 2001.
Texas stats
Fiscal and economic data
Notas Fiscales
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