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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.

Have something to say about teacher pay, working conditions? Tell the Teacher Vacancy Task Force.

Mar 17, 2022

With the creation of the Teacher Vacancy Task Force last week, teachers have multiple opportunities to share their suggestions.

Delegates elect new leaders and discuss policy during TCTA’s 2022 Annual Meeting

Mar 3, 2022

Delegates elected new members to TCTA's Executive Board and Directors' Council for terms beginning June 1.

TEA releases rules for accommodations as STAAR shifts to online testing in December

Mar 3, 2022

TEA said requests for paper exams should be submitted only if a student's required accommodation cannot be delivered in an online format.

TRS-Care participants to receive health insurance payment in March

Feb 17, 2022

TRS will make a one-time payment of $448.12 in March 2022 to TRS-Care participants.

SBOE approves amendments to contract abandonment rules

Feb 3, 2022

The State Board of Education approved amendments to SBEC's rules related to contract abandonment.

New poll finds strong support for Texas teachers

Feb 3, 2022

Texans trust teachers most — more than administrators, school boards and elected officials — to do what’s best for students, according to a new poll.

TEA seeks applicants for Multilingual Outreach Advisory Council

Jan 10, 2022

The Texas Education Agency’s English Learner Support Division seeks applicants by Jan. 17 for its Multilingual Outreach Advisory Council, which will…