Texas State Teachers Association
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!
Celebrate National 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.

The voter registration deadline is October 11!
The voter registration deadline is October 11!

Education will be on the ballot at every level and this election is far too important to sit out. Make sure you are registered to vote and encourage your co-workers, friends, and family to do the same!

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!

Uvalde in our hearts
Uvalde in our hearts

Our prayers are with the victims and families of Uvalde. Their pain will not be forgotten. We rededicate ourselves to advocating for the change that ensures our schools become safe and welcoming places where every student can thrive.

WEP_GPO must go
WEP-GPO must go!

Many educators have their Social Security benefits reduced—or lose them entirely—due to the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and Government Pension Offset (GPO). Help us ensure that educators get the Social Security benefits they’ve earned. Ask Congress to fully repeal both the GPO and WEP.

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 as educators is to provide a path to racial and social justice by amplifying and celebrating racial and social equity in our schools, meaningful allyship, and restorative justice.

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Education News

September 27, 2022

Brazos County won’t restore Texas A&M early-voting location despite students’ pushback

The Brazos County Commissioners Court has decided to take no action on bringing back the on-campus early-voting location at Texas A&M University for the 2022 elections, despite admitting that they made a mistake in removing the site at last week’s meeting.

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Take Action

Vote Education First in every election!

Now is the time to get educated about the candidates and changes to the voting process.
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Locals

San Antonio to increase focus on security text alerts

San Antonio ISD Superintendent Jaime Aquino said the district is to enhance its capabilities to share information through text messages with parents in the event of another emergency like Tuesday's report of a shooting, which proved to be a false alarm.

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GRADING TEXAS

Ken Paxton is a dangerous attorney general; Texas needs Rochelle Garza

It would be wrong to dismiss Ken Paxton as a worthless attorney general. He is much worse than worthless. He is a dangerous attorney general.

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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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