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 28, 2022
State funding will ensure that no ActiveCare base premiums increase in 2022-23.
Apr 28, 2022
TCTA thanks Gov. Greg Abbott and other state leaders for committing to $435 million in additional funding for TRS-ActiveCare in the upcoming school…
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…
Feb 17, 2022
TRS will make a one-time payment of $448.12 in March 2022 to TRS-Care participants.
Jan 7, 2022
TRS will issue supplemental checks to eligible retirees on Friday, Jan. 14.
Dec 17, 2021
Several laws governing employment after retirement were revised during the 2021 legislative session, generally in favor of retirees.
Dec 9, 2021
For the first time in its history, the market value of the TRS pension fund is more than $200 billion.
Sep 16, 2021
The TRS Board is considering several weighty items during its September meeting, none more controversial than planning its future office space.