Texas State Teachers Association
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Voter registration deadline for Texas primaries

This year the deadline to register is Monday, February 3, 2020. Texas is one of 14 states holding primaries on March 3, 2020, also known as "Super Tuesday."

Holocaust Remembrance Week

SB1828 introduced a statewide Holocaust Remembrance Week, which the governor’s office has designated as the week of Jan. 27. The bill requires the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission to develop or vet materials for use by school districts in Holocaust-related instruction during the week.

Be a public education voter

Get ready for the 2020 election with Strong Public Schools, NEA’s voter guide. Visit the site to see where the presidential candidates stand on issues affecting your students and your classroom and find resources to Vote Education First in 2020!

86th session of the Texas Legislature

You made a difference! TSTA thanks everyone who marched to the polls, rallied at the Capitol, responded to our Action Alerts and contacted their state legislators during the session.

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Celebrate a nation of diverse readers!

Books change lives. Sometimes they give us insight into our own experience, sometimes they reveal something about other people that helps us relate to those around us. Check out the 2019-20 Read Across America calendar to see great stories and lesson plans for this school year.

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Education News

January 24, 2020

US Supreme Court case could expand voucher programs

The nation’s high court this week heard oral arguments in the case, Espinoza versus Montana Department of Revenue which could expand school privatization across the country.
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TSTA issues endorsements in March 3 primary races

These endorsements in legislative, congressional and State Board of Education races include both Democrats and Republicans, and they are based on one issue — the candidates’ views on public education.
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Dallas ISD approves budget plan for tornado-damaged schools

Dallas ISD trustees approved plans to renovate three campuses that were severely damaged in the October tornado outbreak.
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New, relaxed rules proposed by Education Commissioner Mike Morath would help some charter chains speed up their expansion in Texas, even if they chose to hire teachers without college degrees.

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Discover all the ways we can help you!

Discover all the ways we can help you! NEA Member Benefits program offers credit cards, income protection, auto buying, travel, everyday discounts, and more.

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