Posted April 30, 2009 in California Educator
CTA, Oakland challenge payments to charters
CTA and members of the Oakland Education Association (OEA) have told state Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell in no uncertain terms that he must rescind his "unlawful" demand for...
Posted January 30, 2014 in Media Center
"Charter school organizing is essential"
CTA Executive Director Joe Nuñez talks about the importance of organizing charter schools at the January 2014 State Council of Education.
Posted May 19, 2014 in Site Pages
Big money pours into California schools20140519
Among California’s eight statewide constitutional offices, the superintendent of public instruction is a peculiar case.
Posted June 01, 2009 in California Educator
Can schools teach critical thinking?
Are students learning how to think critically?
A - Yes, if students perform well on standardized tests.
B - No, schools just teach students to fill in the bubbles.
Posted December 16, 2011 in Media Center
Cuts to local public schools are a reality | CTA TV Spot
Narrator: A school without teachers...is like breathing without oxygen. And cuts to local public schools are not a threat - they're a reality. March 2nd, San Bernardino. 272 teachers face layoffs....
Posted October 20, 2014 in Site Pages
State schools chief Tom Torlakson
Welcome to the intensifying battle for the state’s top schools official, the hottest statewide race in California this fall. It’s an unusual development for the low-key office of state superintendent,...
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