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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.

Senate Education considers bill to protect UIL referees/judges from spectators

May 3, 2023

Like its House counterpart, the Senate Education Committee had a shorter-than-usual agenda this week. The schedule included legislation to protect…

House Pub Ed hearing includes UIL scheduling, bilingual expansion

Apr 19, 2023

Tuesday's meeting of the House Public Education Committee included bills on UIL scheduling, expansion of bilingual education, and limits on school…