Texas Lawmaker Files Bill To Establish Minimum Teacher Salary Of $70,000State Rep. James Talarico (D-Round Rock) on Thursday said he filed House Bill 3580, which would put teachers' minimum salary at $70,000.
Teachers, Childcare Workers Now Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine In Denton“We are working aggressively to get shots in arms to help our children get back in the classrooms and begin to return to normal across the board.”
Texas Teachers Are Making Surprise, In-Person Visits To Students Struggling With Online LearningThere are teachers in Texas and across the country that are going the extra mile-- literally -- to try and help students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fort Worth ISD Partners With Texas Health Resources Offering COVID Vaccine To All EmployeesThe Fort Worth ISD is teaming with Texas Health Resources to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to all school district employees -- including part-time and substitute employees.
'Amazing Victory': Texas Teachers, Other Childcare Workers Immediately Eligible For COVID-19 VaccineThe Texas Department of State Health Services on Wednesday, March 3, notified all vaccine providers that they should immediately include school and child care workers in vaccine administration.
Grand Prairie ISD Issues Apology For Newsletter Photo Of Teachers Wearing 'Chucks & Pearls' After Complaints From StaffThe district's superintendent, Linda Ellis, sent a letter to all staff members on Friday, saying the photo "sparked discussion and disappointment."
Texas Education Agency Moving Forward With STAAR Testing This Spring, With ExceptionsWith students back in school after winter break, much attention turns to standardized tests, like the STAAR exam, which typically take place at the end of the school year.
'They Are Going To Be The Next Voters': Dallas ISD Teachers Encouraged Students To Watch Inauguration“As a professor, I like to steer them into acknowledging what’s happening,” said Manuel Benzvi who teaches at Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet School.
Cedar Hill ISD Opening Teacher Supply Warehouse, Offering Free School Supplies & PPETeachers and staff in the Cedar Hill Independent School District will soon have a new resource for classroom supplies and personal protection equipment.
Tarrant County Wants Teachers Among First To Get COVID-19 Vaccine“Keeping educators healthy keeps our kids in school and our economy going,” the letter to Gov. Greg Abbott reads in part.
Fort Worth ISD Superintendent Kent Scribner Asks Gov. Abbott To Make Teachers Among First To Get COVID-19 Vaccine“Our campus-based educators are on the front lines every day,” Dr. Scribner wrote in a letter to Gov. Abbott.
North Texas School Districts Make Hard In-Person Education Decisions As COVID-19 Cases SurgeThere are hard decisions being made in Texas and across the nation as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations spike to record levels, bus drivers and teachers quarantine, students get sick and the holidays loom.
Duncanville ISD Gifts Workers $2K For Their 'Dedication During The Pandemic'Duncanville ISD wants its workers to know they're appreciated, and is sending each one a check for $2,000 so they know.
More Than 200 Texas School Districts To Offer Rapid Coronavirus Testing For Students, TeachersThe pilot program uses the Abbott rapid antigen test, with results in about 15 minutes.
Many Texas Teachers Earning $5K More This School YearThe pay raises are part of a $1.1 billion annual investment in additional compensation that started last year for Texas teachers, counselors, librarians and school nurses.