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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.

TRS to send supplemental checks to retirees on Jan. 14

Jan 7, 2022

TRS will issue supplemental checks to eligible retirees on Friday, Jan. 14.

TRS changes employment after retirement rules

Dec 17, 2021

Several laws governing employment after retirement were revised during the 2021 legislative session, generally in favor of retirees.

TRS Board briefed on major retirement and health insurance issues

Dec 9, 2021

For the first time in its history, the market value of the TRS pension fund is more than $200 billion.

TRS Board discussing plans for office space, 13th checks (UPDATE: both items approved)

Sep 16, 2021

The TRS Board is considering several weighty items during its September meeting, none more controversial than planning its future office space.