- Guidelines for Staff Development Days
- SAISD names new lone superintendent finalist
- Don’t Let Privateers Take Over Neighborhood Schools—Send a New Letter and Make a Call Against SB 1718!
- TRS Bill Protects Against Benefit Cuts for All Current Employees, Gives Nearly All Retirees a Boost
- Share and Soar!
Monthly Archives: February 2012
Last February in Consultation, the Alliance proposed a change to the SAISD administrative procedure on lesson plans. The Alliance team contended that the district’s procedure violated state law. Texas Education Code 11.164 says that a classroom teacher may only be … Continue reading
Parents and teachers gear up for Save Texas School rally armed with survey information on budget cut impacts
Parents, teachers and students gearing up for the March 24 Save Texas Schools rally will be armed with information from two recent surveys that confirm the statewide scope of what they already have experienced firsthand—that the $5.4 billion in state budget cuts to … Continue reading
Use this opportunity to share your thoughts about your planning and preparation time. Are you receiving the “individual” time you deserve as granted by state law? Or, are there other issues that you feel are more important? Take our survey … Continue reading
Alliance affiliate, TSTA, has launched a petition drive, urging Governor Perry to call a special legislative session to appropriate $2.5 billion of the Rainy Day Fund and head off deep budget cuts to the public schools for the 2012-2013 school … Continue reading
Column by Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers: President Obama got high marks from teachers and parents when he said in his recent State of the Union address that schools should stop teaching to the test and instead give … Continue reading
Space, water and the Earth are just some of the topics students are learning about Highland Park Elementary is in the San Antonio Independent School District. The school is taking a different approach to helping students learn by creating lessons … Continue reading
The next staff development day will take place on Monday, February 20, 2012. Prior to the staff development day, the principal should meet with the Campus Leadership Team (CLT) to plan for the staff development day. Under Texas Education Code, … Continue reading
On Thursday February 16, 2012, Alliance Vice President, Rachel Martinez, met with Alliance members who work in the SAISD Transportation Department. Martinez updated members on issues currently being discussed in the Para/Classified Consultation meetings. The two main Consultation agenda items … Continue reading