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Statement on Van de Putte plan for education announced today

Linda Bridges, president of the Texas branch of the American Federation of Teachers (Texas AFT), commented today on Leticia Van de Putte’s plan for education:
 
I don’t know how the contrast between Leticia Van de Putte and Dan Patrick could be any clearer after reading Van de Putte’s plans for education....
 
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Statement on commissioner of education’s guidelines for teacher evaluation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 5, 2014
 
CONTACT: Rob D'Amico (512-627-1343)
 
Commissioner of Education’s guidelines for teacher evaluation worsen the obsession with and misuse of standardized testing
 
Linda Bridges, president of the Texas branch of the American Federation of Teachers (Texas AFT), commented today on the Texas Education Agency’s guidelines for teacher evaluations submitted to the U.S. Department of Education:
 
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Statement on Abbott's Pre-K Proposal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 1, 2014
 
CONTACT:
Rob D'Amico (512-627-1343)
 
Ensuring Full-Day Pre-K for Every Child Is a ‘Waste’? 
Greg Abbott Says So
 
Linda Bridges, president of the Texas branch of the American Federation of Teachers (Texas AFT), commented today on the latest attempt by Attorney General Greg Abbott to present himself as a friend of education:
 
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Release on Abbott and Right to Equal Pay for Equal Work

Enforcing the Right to Equal Pay for Equal Work:  
Which Side Are You On, Attorney General Abbott?

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:

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