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Retired teachers to urge state trustees not to increase health-care premiums, and will ask Lt. Gov. for rollback of benefit cutsPublish Date: September 18, 2018 8:30 am
News Conference: Thursday, 11 a.m. Teachers faced significant premium increases and benefit cuts under Lt. Dan Patrick’s control of the state Senate What: The Texas AFT Retiree Committee is in...Read More
‘Confronting the Education Debt’ looks at chronic underfunding of our most impoverished studentsPublish Date: September 25, 2018 1:51 pm
The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools (AROS) recently released a report--"Confronting the Education Debt"--that shows the harmful impacts of more than a decade of the federal government not living up...Read More
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