Texas AFT, the Texas branch of the American Federation of Teachers, announced today it is supporting Democratic candidate Sam Houston for state attorney general.
As funding requests from community colleges receive a Capitol hearing today from staffers of the Legislative Budget Board and governor’s office, two Texas union leaders have some advice to offer.
Linda Bridges, president of the 65,000-member Texas branch of the American Federation of Teachers, put the legal issues in today’s school-finance ruling against the state in classroom perspective:
Comment on Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s announcements regarding NCLB waivers and teacher evaluations tied to test scores
Linda Bridges, president of the Texas branch of the American Federation of Teachers (Texas AFT), commented today on the U.S. Department of Education letter noting changes for the NCLB waiver process:
Linda Bridges, president of Texas AFT, the Texas branch of the American Federation of Teachers, offered this comment today on Attorney General Greg Abbott’s non-answer when asked if as governor he would veto a Texas Equal Pay Act to enforce the right of Texas women to equal pay for equal work: