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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.

Press release: Texas public schools need more funding and higher teacher salaries

Apr 4, 2023

TCTA called on lawmakers to increase public school funding, including across-the-board raises for teachers and other instructional personnel.

SB 2073 reduces teacher contract days

Aug 23, 2019

A TCTA-initiated bill passed this year to ensure that if your district reduces its number of instructional days, it now has the ability to decrease…

TEA launches video series to explain House Bill 3

Jun 27, 2019

This week, the Texas Education Agency launched a video series to explain HB 3, the comprehensive school finance bill. The first episode of "HB3 in…

HB 3 gives districts many options on salaries

Jun 14, 2019

Gov. Greg Abbott on June 11, 2019, signed HB 3 into law, calling it a “monumental moment” to “transform public education in the state of Texas.” The…