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As a state chapter of the Association of American Educators (AAE), the Arkansas State Teachers Association (ASTA) is a statewide non-union, professional educators' organization, advancing the profession by offering a modern approach to teacher representation and educational advocacy, as well as promoting professionalism, collaboration and excellence without a partisan agenda.



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Weekly News Round-Up for November 16th

Each week, ASTA brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, Nazi salutes, social studies changes, the effects of black teachers and more!

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On Same Team: Educators Want the Best for Kids

Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key has requested a waiver of the Teacher Fair Dismissal Act (TFDA) process for the 22 schools rated "D" or "F" in the Little Rock School District. TFDA mandates a more thorough process to dismiss certified staff, including teachers, counselors, and principals.

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Weekly News Round-Up for November 9th

Each week, ASTA brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, election results, teacher – student fights, Halloween costumes and more!

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