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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.

Vote education first!

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 resources to Vote Education First in 2020!

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.

NEA’s “We Count” campaign

The 2020 census is upon us with the U.S. Census Bureau officially kicking off its count in Toksook Bay, Alaska. NEA’s “We Count” campaign promotes participation in the 2020 census through members engaging their communities.

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Education News

September 30, 2020

With IDEA charter expansion, commissioner expands raid on taxpayers

The IDEA charter chain, which already takes a half-billion-dollar-a-year bite from Texas taxpayers, was given permission by Commissioner Mike Morath to expand its raid on state and local school budgets for additional millions.
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TRS board sets new PPO and HMO rates and benefits for TRS-ActiveCare

ActiveCare will now include four PPO options: the new ActiveCare Primary, ActiveCare HD (formerly 1-HD), ActiveCare Primary + (formerly Select) and ActiveCare 2, which is closed to new enrollees.
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Dallas ISD heading towards hybrid plan for high schools

All Dallas ISD high schools are likely to move to a hybrid form of class when in-person instruction begins October 5, after an overwhelming 82 percent of parents responded to a district survey indicating that they would prefer their kids to return to in-person learning.
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State report of COVID cases in schools is misleadingly low

State reporting of COVID-19 cases in school districts is a step in the right direction, but the figures are misleadingly low because districts don’t have to require COVID testing of students, and many Texas districts aren’t.

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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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