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 21, 2023
Highlights from the TRS September meeting include updates on stipends and financial wellness resources for members.
May 30, 2023
Different regions of the state will be affected differently by the new proposed rates. The average increase is roughly 6%, but varies considerably…
Feb 23, 2023
Express Scripts will be the new pharmacy benefits manager for all TRS health plans starting with the 2023-24 school year.
Dec 15, 2022
The TRS pension fund remains actuarially sound despite lower market performance over the past year.
Jul 15, 2022
The Teacher Retirement System Board of Directors made a significant change to a key component of the “assumptions” used by actuaries to calculate the…
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.