The State Tour is Coming to Tyler on Tuesday!
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The State Tour is Coming to Tyler on Tuesday!



Creating a Vision for Texas Public Schools

Town hall events offer opportunities to shape the path for schoolchildren



Texas AFT is traveling throughout the state to offer more than a dozen town hall events aimed at creating a vision for Texas public schools. What do our students need to acquire a quality education? Where should our schools focus their resources? How should we work with state lawmakers to fund our children’s futures? The community conversations will help set a pro-public school policy agenda for the next legislative session and will identify how to improve our schools in the areas of:



School Funding  •  Accountability  •  Teaching Quality  •  Equal Access to High-Quality Education



What:              Tyler Speaks  A Town Hall Event to Create a Vision for Public Education



 



When:             Tuesday, November 27

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.



 



Where:            Courtyard Marriott, 7424 South Broadway



Tyler, TX 75703

 



Who:               Parents, teachers, school employees, community leaders

Members and leaders from Texas AFT, which represents employees of Tyler-area schools



 



The event is free and open to the public. Register at http://www.tinyurl.com/texasvision12 



For a full list of state events, see www.texasaft.org > Events



 



Texas AFT represents more than 65,000 teachers, paraprofessionals, support personnel, and higher-education employees across the state. Texas AFT is affiliated with the 1.5-million-member American Federation of Teachers.

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