Governor Greg Abbot signed a series of school safety bills into law last week. TCA Executive Director, Jan Friese, was on Spectrum News Austin speaking about the role and importance of professional school counselors as well as an outlook on the recent legislative session.
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Your calls worked! School counselors will be eligible for raises in any year a district receives an increase in its Basic Allotment (BA). HB 3 creates a somewhat complicated formula to determine what the actual amount available for raises will be. Read our full update.