The Texas School Alliance works on issues that will improve educational quality for Texas students, particularly those in large and urban districts. To that end, we focus on the following issues and espouse the following positions.
TSA’s Statements & Press Releases
December 14, 2020 The Honorable Greg Abbott Governor of Texas 1100 San Jacinto Blvd Austin, TX 78701 Dear Governor Abbott: The 23 undersigned organizations appreciate the tireless work and countless hours you have spent in leading the state during this...
TSA sent a letter to Governor Abbott and Commissioner Morath asking that Texas teachers be considered a priority group in the vaccination distribution process.
November 5, 2020 Mike Morath, Commissioner Texas Education Agency 1701 N. Congress Avenue Austin, TX 78701-1494 Re: Petition USDE for a 2020-2021 ESSA academic accountability waiver due to the COVID-19 pandemic Commissioner Morath, During the July and October 2020...
The Texas School Alliance and 20 other education organizations submitted a letter to Commissioner Morath requesting to veto new charter awards in Texas.
July 15, 2020 The Honorable Greg Abbott Dear Governor Abbott: 1100 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701 The undersigned organizations appreciate the work and countless hours that you, Commissioner Mike Morath, and other state leaders have dedicated to the COVID-19...
July 9, 2020 Dear Governor Abbott, The Texas School Alliance (TSA) and the Texas Urban Council of Superintendents (TUC) – representing almost 40% of all the students in Texas – have greatly appreciated the ongoing dialogue between Commissioner Morath and...
Business and Education Associations Join Together to Call for a Statewide Public Education Recovery Task Force
Dear Governor Abbott, Lt. Governor Patrick, Speaker Bonnen, Commissioner Morath, Commissioner Keller, and Lawmakers: Texas is a state built on grit, resiliency, and optimism. In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, Texans are manifesting this spirit and...
The Texas School Alliance and 17 other education organizations submitted a letter to Commissioner Morath requesting a limit on Charter Expansion Amendments.
The Texas School Alliance submitted their written testimony to the Texas Education Agency regarding proposed rule changes on Texas Administrative Code.
The Texas School Alliance is registering "on" SB 3 by Senator Jane Nelson. TSA appreciates this opportunity to submit written testimony to the Senate Finance Committee and voice our appreciation and concerns regarding SB 3 by Chair Jane Nelson. TSA applauds the intent...
Countdown to the 87th Texas Legislative Session