October 2, 2023
Abbott announces new special session, likely focused on vouchers
Governor Greg Abbott has notified the Texas Legislature that a third special session will begin on October 9.
Join us for a rally on the south steps of the Texas Capitol on October 7 to raise our voices against vouchers and the privatization of our public schools. Our students deserve better!
Vote FOR Prop 9 in this November’s election. It will provide a cost-of-living adjustment to educators in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
Attacks on books are attacks on voices. And on our children and their parents’ ability to make choices for their own families. Join us to protect the right of all students, no matter where they live, to access information and materials, including age-appropriate books.
From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, we celebrate Latino Americans and the accomplishments of those who identify as having a Hispanic heritage. Hispanics have played major roles in creating, strengthening and protecting Texas and the United States.
This Higher Education Month, we want to lift up the faculty, staff, and graduate workers on college and university campuses. Text SHARE to 48744 to tell us about someone in higher education who has made a profound impact on your life.
We’re proud to offer educators LGBTQ+ information, tools, and resources they need to support transgender and non-binary students, to be more inclusive of LGBTQ+ history in their classrooms, and to stop LGBTQ+ bias and intolerance in our public schools.
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.
We are dedicated to advocating for the change that ensures our schools become safe and welcoming places where every student can thrive.
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.