No Child Left Behind: Reflections of a terrible law

After years of gloom in dealing with "No Child Left Behind," there is a sense of optimism among educators that the joy of teaching will return.
Back to School

Back to School Campaign: Ask a Teacher

Educators are the ones who know quality public schools make a better California for all of us.

Educators Appeal Decision in Meritless Vergara Lawsuit

It’s been clear all along that this lawsuit, crafted by self-interested individuals with corporate education reform agendas, is baseless.
Labor Day

Labor Day 2014: Honoring Our Union Brothers & Sisters

The Labor Movement consists of regular working people - us - standing together to protect the American Dream. Honor Labor! Union YES!



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Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

Social justice, equity & diversity

From September 15-October 15 - and all year round - join CTA in celebrating the vibrant and historical tributes of Hispanic heritage and culture during National Hispanic Heritage Month.


Wide variety of scholarships available: Apply mid-October

Supporting the recrutiment, retention and development of effective union members

CTA offers several different educational scholarships to members and their dependents throughout the academic year. Click the link below to learn about the major CTA scholarships.

Degrees Not Debt

'Degrees, Not Debt' takes on college affordability crisis

Advocacy for students, including future educators

Every American deserves a fair shot at higher education. But these days college debt isn’t just a burden — it’s a barrier to accessing the American Dream.

Back to School

And they're off! A new school year has begun!

Supporting the highest standards of quality in student-centered education

The beginning of the school year is an exciting time. Along with getting to know new faces and becoming comfortable with new routines, educators are tasked with creating a rich environment where optimal learning will take place.

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