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New Rating System Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story for Texas Schools

On Jan. 6, the Texas Education Agency released a new A-F grading system to rate school performance. Since we allegedly don’t educate people like we should, they had to dumb it down to letter grades because the terms “met standard” and “improvement required” are too difficult to understand.

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Register for SXSWedu Now and Save $100

Purchase your registration badge for the upcoming SXSWedu Conference and Festival before the Jan. 13 discount deadline to save $100.

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Does Your School District’s Insurance Protect You?

Texas educators often don’t know what legal protection they receive from their district. ATPE debunks some of the myths about your district’s legal protection.

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8 Steps to Starting a Successful Student Club on Your Campus

Starting a club for students is a great way to provide a special place for students to belong and to encourage them to build relationships with their peers. Here are eight tips to help you start a student club.

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Q&A with the Texas Homeless Education Office

ATPE talked to the Texas Homeless Education Office about the challenges of educating homeless students in Texas public schools and what teachers can do to help.

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7 Tips for Maintaining a Happy, Healthy Life While Working in the Classroom

From teaching reading skills to keeping students from getting too rowdy to making lessons plans, teaching is more than a full-time job. This might mean you don’t feel as though you have the time to prioritize your personal health and nutrition. But for your students to thrive, you have to thrive, too!

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Read the Newest Edition of ATPE News

The Winter 2016 edition of our award-winning ATPE News is now available online now.

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Planning Your Winter Vacation? Don’t Forget These ATPE Travel Discounts

Are you planning your winter break travels now? Don’t forget to take advantage of your ATPE travel discounts!

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ATPE Staff Spotlight

ATPE is proud to bring you this series of posts from our staff members. Today’s post features Staff Attorney Judd Gibson.

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Priorities for the 85th Texas Legislature

The 85th Texas Legislature convenes Jan. 10, 2017. For 140 days, lawmakers will debate thousands of bills, including many dealing with public education.

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