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Energized and engaged: How educators turned out in record numbers to fight for public educationPublish Date: November 6, 2018 11:22 pm
While Texas overall set a record for turnout in a midterm election, we're more hopeful than ever that we can set Texas on the right path for our students after...Read More
SBOE approves ‘streamlined’ curriculum standardsPublish Date: November 17, 2018 10:24 am
Today, the SBOE unanimously approved “streamlined” Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). These are the standards teachers must use for lesson planning and test preparation, and could eventually result in...Read More
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