Texas State Teachers Association
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Governor Abbott and TEA are playing politics with student and educator health and safety, forcing districts to disregard health officials if they want to keep from losing funding by keeping campuses closed during a deadly pandemic. Tell the governor to stop the political bullying!

Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King with us on Tuesday, January 19th from 12-1pm CT with a virtual roundtable discussion titled: The MOVEMENT MOMENT! Honoring the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Elevating NEA’s Vision for Public Schools through a Racial Justice Lens.

TSTA celebrates our new leadership!

Congratulations to President-elect Biden and Vice-president elect Harris! We look forward to working with elected leaders at every level of government as we transform our system of public education into one that is racially and socially just and equitable, ensuring students and educators have the resources they need for success.

87th Texas Legislature – Let’s build a better future!

Stay informed and stay alert this session.

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.

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Education News

January 14, 2021

Legislative session convenes

With restricted access to a heavily guarded state Capitol, the biennial session of the Texas Legislature convened Tuesday, with the House, as expected, overwhelmingly electing Representative Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont, as its new speaker.
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Take Action

Tell the governor to keep schools fully funded and safe

We are asking educators and community allies to call on the governor to keep school districts fully funded, at last year’s levels, for the remainder of this school year, regardless of attendance or the method of instruction, in-person or remote, a district chooses to use.
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Locals

Austin educators ask TEA to renew ‘hold harmless’ protections

Officials from Austin ISD, teacher’s union Education Austin, the Austin Association of Public School Administrators, and the Austin Council of PTAs, have signed a letter to the Texas Education Agency advocating for the continuation of “hold harmless” protections.
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GRADING TEXAS

Stop the real steal, Dan Patrick

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick promoted the “Stop the Steal” campaign undermining the democratic process at the national level. Now he is back to promoting his own version of theft to undermine the democratic process in the state 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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