Topic: Teachers

Statement on Texas House Democratic Caucus proposals for school finance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 21, 2019 CONTACT: Rob D’Amico, 512-627-1343 Texas American Federation of Teachers President Louis Malfaro commented today on the Texas House Democratic Caucus proposals for school finance: The proposals presented today help put the conversation at the Capitol where it needs to be, on making a significant investment in our students and all the school employees who...

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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick just can’t lose the lie he tells on a phantom teacher pay raise

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 page​along with a little editorial text of “he’s lying.” (Be sure and like our page...

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