Posted On: January 12, 2017
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.
Posted On: January 10, 2017
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.
Posted On: January 05, 2017
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.
Posted On: January 03, 2017
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.
Posted On: December 15, 2016
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.
Posted On: December 13, 2016
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!
Posted On: December 08, 2016
Read the Newest Edition of ATPE News
The Winter 2016 edition of our award-winning ATPE News is now available online
Posted On: December 06, 2016
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!
Posted On: December 01, 2016
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.
Posted On: November 30, 2016
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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