TCTA follows and compiles the latest news impacting teachers and other classroom personnel. We actively monitor and bring you the latest information from the Texas Education Agency, the State Board of Education, the State Board for Educator Certification, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the U.S. Department of Education. We also include summaries of the latest news in the TCTA eUpdate newsletter.
Sep 21, 2023
Highlights from the TRS September meeting include updates on stipends and financial wellness resources for members.
Sep 13, 2023
The delay comes after several districts sued to stop TEA from releasing rankings produced under a new rating system.
Aug 24, 2023
TEA is giving school districts more flexibility to address some of the most common certification assignment challenges and scenarios.
Aug 24, 2023
TEA announced changes to its assessment policies for 2023-24 to comply with changes in Texas law.
Aug 16, 2023
Scores for students in grades 3-8 have continued to improve since the pandemic, but more than half of Texas students are still struggling with math…
May 30, 2023
Different regions of the state will be affected differently by the new proposed rates. The average increase is roughly 6%, but varies considerably…
May 4, 2023
Scores in U.S. history and civics for eighth graders are down across the U.S., according to recent results from the Nation's Report Card.
Apr 4, 2023
TCTA called on lawmakers to increase public school funding, including across-the-board raises for teachers and other instructional personnel.
Mar 16, 2023
After three years of implementing Reading Academies, required for all teachers in grades K-3, the Texas Education Agency is making some changes for…