December 7, 2023
Texas SBOE member says oil and gas industry influenced decision to reject textbooks
Texas State Board of Education member Aicha Davis says the state is not being straightforward with Texas students about climate change.
It’s time to recognize teachers for what they are: the pipeline builders for Texas’ economy. Texas teachers stand by their communities, educating our students to thrive in the 21st century. Isn’t it time for Texas to stand by them?
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.
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!
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.