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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.

New law provides lesson plan relief for teachers

Mar 21, 2024

HB 1605, includes several TCTA-initiated provisions that provide protections for teachers, including relief in certain cases from preparing weekly…

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.

SBEC gives final approval to rules governing contract abandonment

Oct 1, 2021

SBEC gave final approval to amend rules related to contract abandonment and the circumstances under which teachers may resign without penalty.

Be aware: Some DOI districts may have earlier resignation deadlines

Apr 26, 2019

As another school year winds down, teachers thinking about changing districts this summer need to be aware of the law regarding deadlines for…