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Conferences train campus leaders to build power

Texas AFT wrapped up its fourth and final Regional Leadership Conference last weekend, including events in Houston, San Antonio, McAllen and El Paso. The conferences trained more than 400 members on how to become effective organizers and communicators to increase union membership on their campuses. Here’s a fun video look at...

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Know Your Rights: Duty-Free lunch and testing times

As testing season approaches, an oft-asked question is: “Can my principal make me skip my duty-free lunches for student supervision during STAAR administration?” The short answer is “no,” but with a “but…” State law and commissioner rules do not allow for using duty-free lunch for classroom teachers and full-time librarians...

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