Topic: Teachers

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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Texas AFT and TSTA file lawsuit against education commissioner

Download the Lawsuit FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 29, 2018 CONTACTS: Rob D’Amico (Texas AFT), 512-627-1343, Ext. 1313 Clay Robison (TSTA), 512-476-5355 News Conference: Thursday, 10 a.m. Teacher unions sue state education commissioner over faulty rules for partnerships between school districts and charter schools Education Commissioner Mike Morath fails to follow law—and his own rules—meant to protect the rights of teachers...

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