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TSTA has fought for safe school re-openings and we are fighting for equity, to correct the unfair distribution of resources and opportunities in our communities. Join us and help make us even stronger.

Get out the vote on May 1, 2021

Early voting runs from April 19-27, 2021 and election day is May 1, 2021.

Instead of using the funding to ease the financial burdens shouldered by Texas students and educators, disingenuous elected officials have seized on an opportunity to set the state up to refuse the stimulus altogether, or to accept the funds to balance the state budget by replacing promised state education dollars.

87th Texas Legislature – Let’s build a better future!

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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.

Coronavirus: what you should know

We’ve assembled resources for Texas educators, support professionals, and other school employees about the COVID-19 pandemic. Click below to sign our petition to the governor and to send photos to help us put a face to this crisis.

TSTA/NEA members deserve a safe workplace!

TSTA members are on the front lines during the COVID-19 crisis and deserve respect, and respect means a safe workplace and the ability to protect and take care of our families.

Educators at the front of the line for vaccine

CDC guidance has reprioritized teachers, school staff and childcare workers, including us in the highest priority group for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Please reach out to your county health administration or your local pharmacy for instructions on where to receive the vaccination.

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Education News

April 12, 2021

White House discretionary funding request includes billions for education

President Joe Biden’s funding request includes discretionary funding proposals only, while the President’s forthcoming Budget will include major, complementary mandatory investments and tax reforms.
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Take Action

87th Legislature resources

Want to learn more about TSTA’s stance on public education topics before the Legislature this session? These resources will give you information on issues that matter to educators and our allies.
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Locals

Killeen Educators Association scores major victory with due process rights for ESPs

KEA convinced the Killeen ISD school board of the importance of writing due process rights for Education Support Professionals into the district’s administrative procedures, giving ESPs the respect they deserve for the vital work they do for school children.
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GRADING TEXAS

Anti-maskers, especially in public schools, are a pretty selfish lot

Much of the debate over masking in schools is driven by selfish, self-centered, me-first, self-entitled parents who don’t want themselves or their children inconvenienced, and it is fueled by pandering politicians–beginning with the governor–who are afraid to offend them.

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NEA MEMBER BENEFITS

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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