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News release on lawsuit against education commissioner on SB 1882

Download the lawsuit FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 30, 2018 CONTACTS: Rob D’Amico (Texas AFT), 512-627-1343, Ext. 1313 Clay Robison (TSTA), 512-476-5355 Teachers unions sue Education Commissioner Mike Morath for making an unlawful power grab to promote charter school expansion in our public school districts Two teachers unions filed a joint...

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House speaker releases interim charges leading to 2021 session

Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen released his “interim charges,” directions to committees and state bodies on legislation to review and issues to address for possible legislation next session. Additionally, he noted that he will be announcing "several Select Committees addressing issues of extraordinary interest and concern" in the coming weeks....

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TEA announces next round of charter “partnership” applications

The Texas Education Agency Friday announced the next round of applications for what it calls the “Texas Partnerships” program, but what really is in many cases an incentivized method of getting districts to turn over campuses to charter school operators. The program is a result of SB 1882, a bill...

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Texas AFT and TSTA file lawsuit against education commissioner

Download the Lawsuit FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 29, 2018 CONTACTS: Rob D’Amico (Texas AFT), 512-627-1343, Ext. 1313 Clay Robison (TSTA), 512-476-5355 News Conference: Thursday, 10 a.m. Teacher unions sue state education commissioner over faulty rules for partnerships between school districts and charter schools Education Commissioner Mike Morath fails to follow...

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