Texas State Teachers Association
Affiliated with the National Education Association

Vote for public education
The voter registration deadline is October 11!

Education will be on the ballot at every level and this election is far too important to sit out. Make sure you are registered to vote and encourage your co-workers, friends, and family to do the same!

Reading Academies
Questions about the Reading Academies?

Due in part to the advocacy of TSTA and other stakeholders, TEA has released new guidance regarding the K-3 Reading Academies. The revisions expand the number of teachers who are exempt or partially exempt from the academies. See if you qualify today!

Uvalde in our hearts
Uvalde in our hearts

Our prayers are with the victims and families of Uvalde. Their pain will not be forgotten. We rededicate ourselves to advocating for the change that ensures our schools become safe and welcoming places where every student can thrive.

WEP_GPO must go
WEP-GPO must go!

Many educators have their Social Security benefits reduced—or lose them entirely—due to the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and Government Pension Offset (GPO). Help us ensure that educators get the Social Security benefits they’ve earned. Ask Congress to fully repeal both the GPO and WEP.

Honesty in Education
Honesty in Education

We want our kids to have an education that imparts honesty about who we are, integrity in how we treat others and courage to do what’s right to build a better nation. Our goal as educators is to provide a path to racial and social justice by amplifying and celebrating racial and social equity in our schools, meaningful allyship, and restorative justice.

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Education News

August 18, 2022

Texas teachers collectively pay more than any other state in school supplies

Texas teachers combine to pay more out of pocket for classroom supplies than their counterparts in other states, according to a new report from online learning web portal My eLearning World.

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Take Action

Vote Education First in every election!

Now is the time to get educated about the candidates and changes to the voting process.
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Locals

Period equity expands in Texas as Austin schools provide free supplies

When Austin ISD students return to classes this month, they will find a new amenity awaiting them in the bathrooms: dispensers of free maxi pads and tampons.

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GRADING TEXAS

Abbott’s latest answer to school gun violence? Find a fake Texas Ranger

Gov. Greg Abbott will do almost anything, it seems, to promote school safety without addressing the main issue – the need for gun reform. Now, he has enlisted the help of a fake Texas Ranger.

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NEA MEMBER BENEFITS

Discover all the ways we can help you!

Discover all the ways we can help you! NEA Member Benefits program offers credit cards, income protection, auto buying, travel, everyday discounts, and more.

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