A message from ATPE's Governmental Relations team
Date Posted: 7/05/2019
Teach the Vote is taking a brief hiatus this week, so there will be no week in review blog post today. Our weekly wrap-up will be back next week with the latest news on public education here in Texas. On behalf of the ATPE Governmental Relations team, we hope everyone had a splendid Independence Day and enjoys the weekend!
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