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Oct 28, 2021

Districts can apply for up to $500,000 in grants for tutoring stipends

TEA's TCLAS grant program, High Quality Afterschool Supports, provides up to $500,000 in funding to pay for tutor and teacher stipends if a district…

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Latest Education News

Oct 21, 2021

TCTA answers questions about "critical race theory" bills

We’ve put together this Q&A to help teachers better understand the "critical race theory" law and their own responsibilities.

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