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Posted August 26, 2014 in the News

Leadership, Political Winds Buffet Education Advocacy Groups

Michelle Rhee's departure as the leader of StudentsFirst—the combative national K-12 advocacy organization she started less than four years ago—could represent a significant shift in the

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Posted September 17, 2014 in the News

Insights From a Unionized Charter School Network

Despite a national decline in the number of charter schools with unionized staffs over the past few years, one high-profile charter chain based in

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Posted June 05, 2014 in the News

Hundreds of organizations sign statement backing Common Core

More than 300 California business, nonprofit and children’s groups have signed a statement supporting the Common Core State Standards and staying the course amid the discord o

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Posted July 22, 2014 in the News

CA low among states in children’s well-being, says new report

California ranks 40th among the 50 states in children’s overall well-being, according to The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 25th edition of the KIDS COUNT Data Book, released today in

Posted February 08, 2014 in Press Releases

California Educator Receives Top Honor and $25,000 at the NEA Foundation’s Awards Gala

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Friday night here, at the NEA Foundation’s Salute to Excellence in Education Gala, Kimberley Gilles, an educator at Monte Vista High School in Danville in the Bay Area,...

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Posted December 06, 2013 in Press Releases

CTA honored with LAANE City of Justice Award

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE) honored the California Teachers Association at the City of Justice Awards dinner Thursday. CTA President...

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Posted November 20, 2013 in CCA Advocate

CCA/CTA embark on strategic planning

Both organizations look to the future

After celebrating its 150th year of advocacy, activism and unionism, the California Teachers Association is putting forth a comprehensive strategic plan...

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Posted September 30, 2013 in the News

Diane Ravitch Rebukes Education Activists' 'Reign Of Error'

Diane Ravitch, a former assistant secretary of education, spent years advocating for an overhaul of the American education system. She supported the

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Posted July 18, 2013 in CCA Advocate

CTA celebrates 150 years of advocacy

In 1863, the same year President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, John Swett, the fourth superintendent of public instruction convened a teacher’s institute of 100 educators –...

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Posted July 17, 2013 in CCA Advocate

Colleagues honor part time Riverside prof

Reina receives Milroy Award

As a child, Dorothy Reina remembers her father explaining to her why they couldn’t cross a United Farm Workers picket line outside a local grocery...

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