Texas State Teachers Association
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Vote AGAINST Proposition 4 and FOR Proposition 7

Proposition 4 is anti-education, is unnecessary and, if adopted, will remove a constitutional source of future dedicated funding for public schools. Proposition 7 will increase revenue for public schools.

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 other resources to prepare to Vote Education First in 2020!

#ElPasoStrong

After tragedies like the gun violence in El Paso and the Permian Basin, it falls to our educators to assist students and colleagues as we try to recover. Here are some resources that might be helpful in offering support in the wake of the shootings.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!

Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the history, culture and contributions of those whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.

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October is LGBTQ History Month

LGBTQ history is American history, and all of our students deserve to know that. This October, we hope you’ll join us in celebrating LGBTQ History Month.

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

October 18, 2019

How districts can apply for blended learning grants

Blended learning is a method of classroom instruction that combines elements of traditional, teacher-led, face-to-face instruction with personalized digital platforms.
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TSTA urges votes against Proposition 4 and for Proposition 7

TSTA opposes Proposition 4 because it is anti-education, is unnecessary and, if adopted, will remove a constitutional source of future dedicated funding for public schools.
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Locals

Longview holds meetings on charter plans

Concerns remain about plans to convert the rest of Longview ISD’s campuses to a private charter school system, as a series of town hall meetings are held to address the issue.
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GRADING TEXAS

It was a coincidence that Speaker Pelosi chose National Voter Registration Day to announce an impeachment inquiry into President Trump, but there was a strong message in the timing. Impeachment is a justifiable response to this president. But whether he is unseated will depend on next year’s election, not on an impeachment inquiry that may never come to a vote in the House, much less result in a conviction in the Senate.

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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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