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.
Sep 16, 2021
In response to members' questions, TCTA asked TEA to highlight the funding sources districts could use to pay teachers for tutoring under HB 4545.
Sep 10, 2021
On Sept. 9, President Joe Biden announced a six-part plan aimed at getting the COVID-19 pandemic under control.
Aug 20, 2021
The Texas Supreme Court said school district mask mandates can stay in place while lawsuits make their way through the lower courts.
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…
Aug 12, 2021
With the delta variant contributing to a spike in COVID-19 cases across Texas, many of the state's largest school districts issued mask mandates this…
Jul 1, 2021
In the 87th session that ended May 31, the Texas Legislature passed Senate Bill 1, the General Appropriations Act, that comprises the next biennial…
Mar 11, 2021
Texas schools are eligible to receive about $12.4 billion of the $130 billion earmarked for education under the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan…
Mar 2, 2021
The Texas Classroom Teachers Association has issued the following statement on Gov. Greg Abbott's decision to lift the state's mask mandate and allow…