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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: April 3, 2019 CONTACT: Rob D’Amico, 512-627-1343 Texas American Federation of Teachers President Louis Malfaro commented today on the Texas House passing House Bill 3, which addresses school funding and educator pay: The House plan for educator pay is a common-sense solution that lets school districts increase the pay for all school employees, and we’re pleased that the bill now guarantees those raises locally. It means that in the future, whenever we provide more funding for our students, we also ensure that the team that educates them also is recognized and supported. This bill is a building block for what’s needed to keep funding the future of our state by providing the immediate resources our schools, students and educators need--and it’s a...Read More