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.
Apr 23, 2022
Orchestrated efforts to ban certain books deemed “pornographic” from school libraries across the country are being met with resistance by groups who…
Mar 31, 2022
In response to calls from TCTA to reduce the burden on teachers imposed by the Reading Academies, TEA announced changes to the program for the…
Feb 3, 2022
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…
Dec 17, 2021
'Critical race theory' law has teachers concerned about classroom discussions. Here's how you can comply.
Nov 18, 2021
At its November meeting, the State Board of Education completed final amendments to the new K-8 Science Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills.
Oct 28, 2021
TEA's TCLAS grant program, High Quality Afterschool Supports, provides up to $500,000 in funding to pay for tutor and teacher stipends if a district…
Oct 21, 2021
We’ve put together this Q&A to help teachers better understand the "critical race theory" law and their own responsibilities.
Oct 14, 2021
In TEA’s final adopted rules on school facility standards, several changes were made in response to requests from TCTA.
Aug 12, 2021
While most parents and educators are looking forward to a return to in-person instruction, districts have been asking state leaders to allow for…