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May 23, 2019

Education Department enacts special-education rule

The Education Department has informed states that it is to reverse course and enforce an Obama-era regulation designed to ensure children of color are not disproportionately punished or sent to special-education classrooms.

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Report from the Capitol

TSTA works hard to monitor the activity of the Legislature and the committees that deliberate the legislation that is critical to public school students and educators.

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Two Lubbock members recognized as award winners

Three Lubbock ISD teachers, including two members of Lubbock Educators Association, are winners of the Frank and Nancy Newton Excellence in Education Award, announced last week by the Beaumont Foundation.

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Grading Texas

Does anyone know anyone in the teaching profession, at least in Texas, who believes he or she is lavishly paid? Yes, it’s a stupid question. But I saw a newspaper story the other day that said the Senate’s so-called “merit” pay proposal would allow “local school districts to lavish additional salary increases upon the top-ranked teachers.”
SPOTLIGHT

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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