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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 11, 2019 CONTACT: Rob D’Amico, 512-627-1343 Texas AFT is happy that the governor—by signing HB 3--listened to the thousands of educators, parents, and activists calling for a much-overdue investment in our schools and a package of fixes to the school finance system that will give a solid foundation for funding our future. The new school finance system also provides a framework for continuing pay raises for our teachers and the entire school employee team. “The bill signed into law today is a significant building block that will allow our state to continue funding public education to a level that’s needed to meet the challenges of our increasingly diverse state,” said Texas AFT President Louis Malfaro. “We still have a long way...Read More