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Updates from the Capitol

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During legislative sessions, TCTA's top-ranked lobby team is at the Texas Capitol every day, working on behalf of Texas teachers and other classroom professionals. Our lobbyists carefully monitor and testify on legislation that could affect TCTA members and provide daily reports on legislative action. These updates are provided below and compiled and emailed weekly via the TCTA eUpdate newsletter.

Youth Health and Safety Committee takes up "handle with care" bill

Apr 17, 2023

A bill by Rep. Donna Howard would provide an opportunity for law enforcement agencies to notify districts about students who have experienced a…

TCTA calls for coordination of school mental health services

Aug 11, 2022

TCTA submitted testimony outlining the need for coordinating referral and provision of mental health services by a school-based mental health…