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Posted October 16, 2014 in Press Releases

NEA: Standardized testing mania hurts students, does nothing to close gaps

‘Brave solution from federal government’ still needed to diminish volume, misuse of toxic tests

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Posted February 24, 2011 in California Educator

Evaluation Workgroup seeks members’ views

How would you rate your last job performance evaluation experience? Did it provide useful insights and suggestions to help you do your job even better? Or was it a mere formality with no long-range...

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Posted June 30, 2010 in California Educator

Keira Flionis

Resiliency

Of all the lessons you learned growing up, it just may be the most important: Life isn’t always fair. Sometimes it can be downright cruel and leave you with more questions than answers — questions...

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Posted November 30, 2009 in California Educator

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Are tests structured for failure?

It's not surprising that the state with the highest standards in the world also has the most complicated testing system when compared to other states. Some believe that standardized testing in California...

Related Tags:Educator, Volume 14 Issue 3, Inside Educator, Testing, Teaching profession, Reform, Race to the Top, Funding, Achievement gap, Accountability, Educator Feature,

Posted November 30, 2009 in California Educator

NAEP results do not tell the whole story

In addition to separate state and federal accountability systems — the state's Academic Performance Index (API) and the requirements of No Child Left Behind — there is the National Assessment of...

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Posted June 01, 2009 in California Educator

QEIA Training session

QEIA school makes strides, boosts test scores

One school in Riverside County is showing promise for students targeted by the landmark CTA-sponsored Quality Education Investment Act (QEIA) of 2006.

Test scores are edging up and class...

Related Tags:Volume 13 Issue 9, Inside Educator, Make A Difference, Accountability, Awareness, Class size reduction, Funding, Legislation, Parents, QEIA, Trainings,

Posted December 14, 2011 in Site Pages

Education Reform

There is a great deal of discussion about education "reform" in the national media. Everyone seems to have an idea about how we should improve our public education system.

Related Tags:Accountability, Education, ESEA-NCLB, Funding, Race to the Top, Reform, Teaching profession, Testing, Trends, Union,

Posted December 14, 2011 in Site Pages

Charter Schools

Inherent in the concept of charter schools is the belief that meaningful educational reform must be developed at the local site level and with the full participation of all “stakeholders”.

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Posted December 14, 2011 in Site Pages

CTA Principles for ESEA Reauthorization

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act delivered much needed funding and implemented a school reform agenda with several goals, including high standards, closing the achievement gap, and ensuring all...

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Posted December 14, 2011 in Site Pages

Race to the Top

The Race to the Top regulations are more of the same one-size-fits-all approach of No Child Left Behind that has failed California students and schools for the last several years.

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