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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.

Bill to repeal WEP and GPO advances out of committee

Sep 22, 2022

For the first time, a bill to repeal the WEP and GPO Social Security offsets rehas advanced out of committee in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Attention, please! Check your annual TRS statement

Apr 23, 2022

Whether or not you’re nearing retirement, it’s important to understand how your retirement benefits work — an uninformed move can haunt your…

Legislation filed in D.C. to revise WEP calculation for Social Security benefits

Nov 18, 2021

U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady has once again filed legislation that would revise one of the two Social Security penalties that affect many Texas school…