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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.
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Featured News from Texas and National AFT
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