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Black history month

Throughout the month of February we pay particular tribute to the strengths, struggles, resistance and perseverance of the Black family. This year’s Black History Month theme is Black Resistance.

Black Lives Matter at School

Black Lives Matter at School is a national coalition organizing for racial justice in education. We encourage all educators, students, parents, unions, and community organizations to join our annual week of action during the first week of February each year.

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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!

Guns do not create safe spaces
Guns do not create safe spaces

We are dedicated to advocating for the change that ensures our schools become safe and welcoming places where every student can thrive.

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Education News

February 3, 2023

State Board of Education eases stance on school choice

The State Board of Education altered its stance on school vouchers on Thursday night, voting to rescind its recommendation from late last year that the Legislature deny any measures to provide public funding for private schools.

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The 88th Legislative Session and resources for session

The Legislature convened for its 88th biennial regular session on Tuesday, January 10, 2023.
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McKinney ISD eases library book review process

McKinney ISD trustees have unanimously voted to change its book policy, a move they say makes it easier for books to be reviewed.

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Lawmakers should invest in education and other state needs, not grant selective tax cuts

The property tax cut proposed by state leaders would keep the most comfortable Texans comfortable, while wasting what may be a once-in-a-generation opportunity to make the kinds of investments that could begin to improve the lives of millions of not-so-comfortable Texans, including thousands of school employees and millions of their students.

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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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