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Houston, TX 77023, USA
The Houston Federation of Teachers is a union of professionals that champions fairness; democracy; economic opportunity; and high-quality public education, healthcare and public services for our students, their families and our communities. We are committed to advancing these principles through community engagement, organizing, collective bargaining and political activism, and especially through the work our members do.
HFT Important Links
HFT March for Justice – MLK Day Parade
AFT Lobby Day – Mark your calendar for March 11th
- RSVP for our Lobby Day at the state capital on March 11
- Share the Facebook Event for the rally at 2pm on the steps of the Capitol.
- Talk to your friends, family and colleagues about joining you on March 11th for Lobby Day.
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Featured News from Texas and National AFT
The lieutenant governor is at it again--using the airwaves to spread a whopper of a claim that he pushed an “average” $10,000 teacher pay raise last legislative session. We don’t want to give his YouTube page any more views, so we’ve posted the commercial on our Facebook pagealong with a little editorial text of “he’s lying.” (Be sure and like our page and follow us when you’re there!) Before we get to Patrick’s sham, we highly encourage you to spend your time looking at his opponent, Mike Collier, and his strong support of public education and teachers. (Texas AFT has endorsed Collier.) Politifact rated Patrick’s claim “Mostly False,” although we think it deserves the site’s other moniker of “Pants on Fire.” First, Patrick’s math doesn’t add up to $10,000. But...Read More