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Attack on Texas Classrooms Expands

New legislation to make permanent, adverse changes in class-size limits, state pay standards, and contract safeguards for educators was filed today in the Texas House by Rep. Rob Eissler, Republican of The Woodlands. Eissler’s HB 8 mounts an even broader attack on Texas classrooms than does SB 8, a similar...

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Fighting Back: What You Can Do Tomorrow

Hearings in the state capitol on Thursday morning will reopen the issue of how to enforce deep funding cuts for public schools in the 2012-2013 budget. At 9 a.m. in the House Appropriations Committee (Room E1.030) and at 10 a.m. in the Senate Finance Committee, hearings will begin on companion...

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Stopped Dead: Attack on Class-Size Caps, Pay Standards, Contract Rights

Congratulations to all of you who have participated in our session-long fight against bills to gut class-size caps, pay guarantees, and contract safeguards in state law. We are still combing and re-combing through the last few House-Senate conference reports on bills still to be finally approved, but it appears that...

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