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.
Feb 24, 2023
Although TCTA appreciates that the Teacher Vacancy Task Force seems to have recognized many of the concerns Texas teachers are facing, overall, the…
Feb 23, 2023
Express Scripts will be the new pharmacy benefits manager for all TRS health plans starting with the 2023-24 school year.
Feb 23, 2023
TCTA's eUpdate newsletter won best of category and a gold star from TSPRA. The website redesign also won a gold star.
Feb 13, 2023
State President Eleanore Malone of Chapel Hill presided over the Representative Assembly during TCTA's 2023 Convention.t
Feb 3, 2023
The State Board of Education on Thursday night took steps to walk back its previous decision to ask lawmakers to reject vouchers or anything that…
Jan 12, 2023
TEA has updated its Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines, which go into effect in August with the start of the 2023-24 school year.
Dec 15, 2022
The TRS pension fund remains actuarially sound despite lower market performance over the past year.
Dec 13, 2022
SBEC took action at its Dec. 9 meeting to direct TEA staff to pursue implementing performance assessments, including a yet-to-be-developed Texas…
Nov 17, 2022
TEA sent notices to teachers on Nov. 14 outlining several upcoming opportunities to receive training about the newly redesigned STAAR tests.
Nov 3, 2022
The first nationwide examination of student learning during the pandemic revealed serious declines across the country, though Texas fourth graders…