Civics Class

Civics class offers teachable moments in crazy election year

Teaching in an election year makes social studies classes ultra-relevant, providing educators with opportunities to create exciting new lessons.
Yuba City students

Yuba City Teachers Strike is OVER - Tentative Agreement reached

Following a seven day strike, YCTA members reached a tentative agreement on September 19. Teachers are back in the classroom.

Back to School 2016

Wonder and enthusiasm! What a way to start the school year!

It's a joy, isn't it? Meeting your new students at the beginning of the year? Here's to a successful & wondrous 2016-17 for educators and kids alike.

CTA Kids Not Profits campaign exposes billionaires' agenda

Coalition demands accountability & transparency of CA charter schools and exposes billionaires' attempts to privatize neighborhood public schools.



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School Attendance Month

September is National Attendance Awareness Month

Community engagement

Attendance Awareness Month is an event recognizing the connection between school attendance & academic achievement. The goal is to promote the value of good attendance and take concrete steps toward reducing chronic absenteeism.

Prop. 55

We can prevent $4 billion in cuts to schools by voting YES on Prop. 55

Proposition 55: The Children's Education & Health Care Protection Act

We risk going back to massive teacher layoffs, slashed music & art programs, overcrowded classrooms and community college tuition hikes unless we maintain tax rates on the wealthiest Californians. In November, vote YES on Proposition 55.

Member Benefits

Limited-time Opportunity for Newly Hired CTA Members

September 2016

Get Disability Insurance and up to $200,000 of Life Insurance if you apply within 180 days of starting work. Act now to get the protection you deserve from the only CTA-endorsed provider of Disability & Life Insurance – Standard Insurance Company.


CTA seeks your response in survey on 'alternate discipline'

CTA's Strategic Plan relating to social justice, equity & diversity encourages developing "alternative discipline" practices in school districts statewide

AB 420 - which maintains a teacher's ability to suspend students per Ed Code 48900, while eliminating a district's authority to expel or suspend kids for "disruption and willful defiance" - ends in 2018 unless subsequent legislation is enacted.

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