Texas State Teachers Association
Affiliated with the National Education Association

Racial and social justice

The Texas State Teachers Association believes that the path to racial and social justice lies with education. We have compiled resources you can use that amplify and celebrate racial and social equity in our schools, meaningful allyship, and restorative justice.

Coronavirus: what you should know

We’ve assembled resources for Texas educators, support professionals, and other school employees about the COVID-19 pandemic. Click below to sign our petition to the governor and to send photos to help us put a face to this crisis.

TSTA/NEA members deserve a safe workplace!

TSTA members are on the front lines during the COVID-19 crisis and deserve respect, and respect means a safe workplace and the ability to protect and take care of our families.

NEA’s “We Count” campaign

The 2020 census is upon us with the U.S. Census Bureau officially kicking off its count in Toksook Bay, Alaska. NEA’s “We Count” campaign promotes participation in the 2020 census through members engaging their communities.

Be a public education voter

Get ready for the 2020 election with Strong Public Schools, NEA’s voter guide. Visit the site to see where the presidential candidates stand on issues affecting your students and your classroom and find resources to Vote Education First in 2020!

86th session of the Texas Legislature

You made a difference! TSTA thanks everyone who marched to the polls, rallied at the Capitol, responded to our Action Alerts and contacted their state legislators during the session.

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Education News

August 11, 2020

Most teachers want to start school year remotely

A poll of teachers carried out by NPR and Ipsos found that most K-12 teachers are concerned about returning to the classroom, with two-thirds wanting to start the year with distance learning in place.
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TRS board sets new PPO and HMO rates and benefits for TRS-ActiveCare

ActiveCare will now include four PPO options: the new ActiveCare Primary, ActiveCare HD (formerly 1-HD), ActiveCare Primary + (formerly Select) and ActiveCare 2, which is closed to new enrollees.
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Harlandale educators rally for remote learning, no STAAR

Harlandale ISD educators staged a socially distant motorcade parade to advocate for greater latitude for school districts to set their own back-to-school dates based on the effects of COVID-19 in their areas, full funding of schools regardless of enrollment losses because of the pandemic, and a moratorium on STAAR testing.
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When are four weeks of virtual-only learning not four weeks of virtual-only learning?

You may have been reading news reports about how school districts can provide virtual-only learning for the first four weeks to eight weeks of the fall semester to protect students and educators from the pandemic. But there is a big catch…or two.

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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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