• TSTA and NEA stand ready

    TSTA and NEA stand ready to assist educators and students as they try to recover from the senseless tragedy in El Paso. Here also are some resources that educators can use as they help their colleagues and students in the wake of the shootings.

  • Register by October 7 to vote in the November election

    The first step in voting education first is making sure you are registered! Encourage your colleagues, friends and family to verify their voter registration and get to the polls in November.

  • NEA Member Benefits offering assistance to victims of South Texas flooding

    In response to the severe storms and flooding in Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy counties, NEA Member Benefits has activated its Disaster Relief Program. NEA MB and its business partners are ready to provide resources to NEA members and affiliates affected by the disaster.

  • Be a public education voter

    Get ready for the 2020 election with Strong Public Schools, NEA’s voter guide. See where presidential candidates stand on the issues affecting your classroom with the Compare Candidates tool and join other educator activists in your area using the events calendar. 

  • 86th session of the Texas Legislature

    You made a difference! TSTA thanks everyone who marched to the polls, rallied at the Capitol, responded to our Action Alerts and contacted their state legislators during the session.

  • Download or update your free TSTA app

    Visit iTunes or Google Play for better design and flow, access to publications, and the ability to add TSTA events to your calendar.

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Auguest 20, 2019

HISD school board files lawsuit against TEA

Following a state investigation into alleged misconduct, Houston ISD’s school board has instructed lawyers to stop the Texas Education Agency from replacing the district’s elected trustees, arguing the agency conducted a “one-sided investigation” that reached conclusions “unsupported by any credible evidence.”

Political Affairs

Chapter 37 Student Discipline Updates

During its recent session, the Legislature made a number of changes to laws governing student codes of conduct and procedures, and the Texas Education Agency has analyzed these changes in correspondence to school districts. These new laws covered by TEA make changes to Chapter 37 of the Texas Education Code that will impact districts in the 2019-20 school year.


Teachers to get raises under new state budget plan

As Texan school districts receive new state funding for teacher raises, teachers are set to see significant pay increases.

Grading Texas

Grading Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott is not a racist, but the same statement cannot be made with any degree of certainty or credibility about the president of the United States, and therein lies a dilemma for the governor of Texas and for many of his elected Republican colleagues.

March to the Capitol

On March 11, educators from all parts of the state convened at the Texas Capitol to speak their truth to power. The event was organized jointly by TSTA and Texas-AFT.

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