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July 19, 2019

New legislation set to tackle school violence

A new bill introduced by U.S. Rep Roger Williams (R-Austin) is set to prevent school violence by funding programs to help public schools identify and tackle security shortfalls on campuses.

Political Affairs

HB 3 analysis

School finance and teacher pay commanded a lot of attention during the recent session of the Texas Legislature, but years of neglect weren’t reversed overnight. The end result, House Bill 3, is a mixed bag for educators and their students. It’s also an enormous bag. The bill runs 300 pages and touches on dozens of aspects of public education, including pre-K, dyslexia identification, teacher certification and much more. As TSTA parses this new law we will post our analysis of key provisions here.

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Teachers to get raises under new state budget plan

As Texan school districts receive new state funding for teacher raises, teachers are set to see significant pay increases.

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Grading Texas

Most Texas school districts are getting more state funding, teachers all over the state are getting pay raises and one school privatization group in Austin, which thinks it knows more about education than educators do, doesn’t like it.
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March to the Capitol

On March 11, educators from all parts of the state convened at the Texas Capitol to speak their truth to power. The event was organized jointly by TSTA and Texas-AFT.

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