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Black Lives Matter
Black Lives Matter at School Week

When we come together for education justice, all students win. While the Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action is scheduled for January 31- February 4, we will take action to support Black, brown and Indigenous students all year long. Share the Black Lives Matter at School pledge to commit to making sure Black lives thrive at school.

Early voting starts Valentines Day
Early voting starts on Valentine's Day

Nothing says “I care about you” more than a vote for public education. Early voting for the 2022 primary election starts Valentine's Day, February 14. You have until January 31 to verify and update your voter registration. Now is the time to get your loved ones registered and excited to vote.

Honesty in Education
Honesty in Education

We want our kids to have an education that imparts honesty about who we are, integrity in how we treat others and courage to do what’s right to build a better nation. Our goal is to ensure our public schools have empowered educators and a curriculum that helps students understand the past and prepare for the future.

Honesty in Education
The primaries are coming up — register to vote!

Important voting deadlines will be here before you know it. Now is the time to make sure you are registered to vote, update your address if you have moved, apply for a ballot by mail if you qualify, and get ready to be a Texas voter! The deadline to register to vote or change your address is January 31st.

Back to school
School begins despite winter COVID surge

As our students head back to class and Texas reels from a rapidly spreading variant, TSTA continues to urge school districts to take steps to ensure the health and safety of students and educators.

87th Texas Legislature
87th Texas Legislature

Thank you for staying informed and alert during the special sessions.

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Education News

January 27, 2022

Aldine ISD cancels Friday classes for three weeks to combat teacher burnout

Aldine ISD has approved a plan to cancel classes for the next three Fridays.

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Take Action

The primaries are coming — make sure you're registered to vote

Important voting deadlines will be here before you know it.
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Locals

Almost 25 percent of Houston ISD students absent on first day after winter break

Approximately one-quarter of Houston ISD students were absent on Monday, the first day back following the district's winter break.

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GRADING TEXAS

Gov. Abbott’s pandemic “bill of rights”

Before announcing his parental “bill of rights” in Lewisville, Gov. Abbott reminded everyone of a parental right he already had issued – his order giving parents the right to potentially expose their children and their children’s teachers and classmates to a deadly disease every time they go to school.

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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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