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Two new Texas AFT surveys reveal the continuing damage—larger class sizes, loss of key services for struggling students and increased discipline problems—done by $5.4 billion in state cuts to public education while also highlighting the intent of school employees to be more politically active in support of candidates who pledge to reverse the cuts.
A recent Texas AFT survey of public school superintendents from 241 districts found that state budget cuts of $5.4 billion are having a significant impact on classroom instruction, teacher morale and help for struggling students.
A survey of more than 3,500 school employees, parents and concerned Texans reveals the impacts of $5.4 billion in state cuts to public education.
Staying Connected: Why you should be on the Texas AFT e-mail lists and tips for managing your subscriptions.
There are plenty of unsung heroes and underpaid superstars among the nation's 3 million-plus school support staff, according to a first-of-its-kind report from the American Federation of Teachers.
The Texas AFT Legislative Hotline keeps you up to date on all the important educational issues.