Texas wants strong neighborhood public schools that are accessible to all children. Join our Texas AFT campaign to celebrate our strong public schools and honor our dedicated educators, students, and parents. Join our #PublicSchoolProud campaign today to share your story and support for public schools. Contest winners will receive a $250 Visa gift card and a pizza party for their students sponsored by Texas AFT.
Senate Bill 13 and House Bill 510 eliminate payroll deduction for most public employees, including teachers and other school personnel, nurses, correctional officers, child protection workers, and other public-sector workers at the state and local level. Learn the facts here, then stand up for you rights!
A Texas AFT statewide survey of Texas educators and parents highlights the barriers to Special Education services that many schoolchildren confront because school districts often lack the resources for evaluating and providing these students with the necessary educational services to which they are entitled by law.
Send a Letter to State Lawmakers and Leaders Now! We ask the Texas Legislature to make immediate and ongoing increases in state funding for active school employees’ health insurance provided through formula aid to school districts. THE PROBLEM: The state’s funding for health insurance has stagnated at $75 per employee per month since 2002, while the […]