Association of Texas Professional Educators

At Teach the Vote, a project of the Association of Texas Professional Educators, Texas voters can research the education stances of candidates for the State Board of Education and the Texas Legislature. You won't find endorsements, but you will find solid information from Texas' preeminent educators' association. Use this information to select the candidates you believe will make public education their top priority.

Spotlight

Latest News
Latest News

Read the Teach the Vote advocacy blog for the latest Texas public education news, as well as in-depth analysis from ATPE lobbyists.

Advocacy Central
Advocacy Central

Make your voice heard by sending lawmakers messages through Advocacy Central, ATPE's member-only grassroots advocacy platform.

Legislative Program
Legislative Program

Read our official positions on education issues as written by ATPE members and adopted annually by our House of Delegates.

Our Mission

Public schools touch every Texan's life. Our children attend these schools. Our tax dollars fund them. And our future depends on their success.

It's time for every Texan to understand what educators have long known: Our choices at the polls become realities in the classroom. It's time for educators to Teach the Vote.

Our Mission

Public schools touch every Texan's life. Our children attend these schools. Our tax dollars fund them. And our future depends on their success.

It's time for every Texan to understand what educators have long known: Our choices at the polls become realities in the classroom. It's time for educators to Teach the Vote.

Stay Informed

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Texas SBOE advances pared down social studies TEKS revisions

9/26/2022

The State Board of Education voted Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, to advance a pared down revision of the curriculum standards to comply with new legislative requirements.

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Teach the Vote's Week in Review: Sept. 23, 2022

9/23/2022

The ATPE Governmental Relations team recaps the past week’s education news, legislative and election updates, and regulatory developments.

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Texas House committees hear hours of testimony on educator recruitment, preparation, and retention ahead of the 2023 legislative session

9/22/2022

ATPE shared educator preparation recommendations during invited testimony before the House Committees on Public Education and Higher Education, Sept. 20, 2022.

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