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Gov. Abbott Ups the Ante on ‘School Choice’ Debate Despite National Voucher Horror StoriesPublish Date: February 3, 2023 3:09 pm
State funding for public education is under siege on several fronts. The specter of school privatization threatens the foundations of our public schools — along with the raises our school...Read More
Jan. 27, 2023: Raises for All Texas School EmployeesPublish Date: February 2, 2023 6:03 pm
Friday, Jan. 27, 2023 As Texas public schools beg for funding, Texas charter schools … buy luxury horse ranches. This year, National School Choice Week fell just a week after...Read More
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If we want to keep dedicated teachers and staff in our public schools, it’s time for the Texas Legislature to fully fund our schools and fully respect our school staff.
Texas AFT works to better the profession of educators by promoting effective public education policy to improve the pay and working conditions of teachers, nurses, counselors, and other professionals.
Our union also represents higher education employees at community colleges and universities. We are actively organizing higher ed local unions around the state.
Support personnel — from bus drivers to cafeteria workers to custodians — keep our schools running. Texas AFT aims to represent their varied interests on the local and state levels.