Texas State Teachers Association
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Strong Public Schools
Strong Public Schools

It’s time to recognize teachers for what they are: the pipeline builders for Texas’ economy. Texas teachers stand by their communities, educating our students to thrive in the 21st century. Isn’t it time for Texas to stand by them?

Racial and Social Justice

The Texas State Teachers Association believes that the path to racial and social justice lies with education. We have compiled resources you can use that amplify and celebrate racial and social equity in our schools, meaningful allyship and restorative justice.

Reading Academies
Questions about the Reading Academies?

Due in part to the advocacy of TSTA and other stakeholders, TEA has released new guidance regarding the K-3 Reading Academies. The revisions expand the number of teachers who are exempt or partially exempt from the academies. See if you qualify today!

WEP_GPO must go
WEP-GPO must go!

Many educators have their Social Security benefits reduced—or lose them entirely—due to the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and Government Pension Offset (GPO). Help us ensure that educators get the Social Security benefits they’ve earned. Ask Congress to fully repeal both the GPO and WEP.

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Education News

December 7, 2023

Texas SBOE member says oil and gas industry influenced decision to reject textbooks

Texas State Board of Education member Aicha Davis says the state is not being straightforward with Texas students about climate change.

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88th Texas Legislature, Called Special Sessions and resources

TSTA applauds House members who stood up for public schools with anti-voucher vote TSTA applauds the House members, Democrats and Republicans, who stood up for their public schools today by voting to strip a costly voucher provision from House Bill 1.
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AISD holds Q&A over strongly opposed TEA special education proposal

Austin ISD Board of Trustees held a virtual Q&A session to hear concerns from the community about a controversial order from the Texas Education Agency that would appoint a team of monitors over its special education department.

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Closing the door on a wasted year in Austin

After one regular session, four special sessions and a record $33 billion budget surplus with which to spend on under-funded state needs such as public education and health care, this year has produced one of the biggest legislative failures in recent memory.

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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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