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State Sen. Wendy Davis, in her first major policy proposal as a candidate for Texas governor, said that she would increase the supply of teachers and give them more money. But she didn't say how she'd pay for the new programs. Meanwhile, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst gave lawmakers education-related interim charges that include studying technology's impact on higher education and evaluating public school students' writing scores on state assessments.