Over the course of the 2014-15 school year, Education Austin has been telling the district, "Give me 5!" Our members are demanding a 5% raise for all employees in the district, with no tiered raises that create divisions between categories of employees.
Education Austin member and elementary school teacher Maria Dominguez realizes her dream of becoming a teacher after becoming DACA-mented. She now helps her community working at clinics to help immigrants get their DACA status.
Texas and Education Austin were highlighted at the national AFT's Teach conference. In spite of being in a "right to work" state, we're still doing great work!
Our union brother, Houston Federation of Teachers President Zeph Capo, talks about how 7 teachers are joining the union in a lawsuit challenging a demoralizing and inaccurate VAM teacher evaluation system.