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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 October 16, 2014 in the News

Superintendent Tom Torlakson: California Ranked #1 in After School Programs

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today that California leads the nation in after school programs,

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Posted September 10, 2014 in Site Pages

Garcetti endorses Torlakson

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti today endorsed state Superintendent Tom Torlakson in his bid for reelection against Marshall Tuck, a former charter school executive. Citing his leadership in improving...

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Posted April 23, 2012 in California Educator

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Miramonte teachers share their story

Miramonte Elementary School staff addressed State Council in March, describing their treatment amid allegations of abuse by a single individual. Since then, CTA President Dean Vogel and dozens of local...

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Posted March 20, 2012 in California Educator

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Transitional Kindergarten

Disappointed that the state is reneging on plans to move forward with statewide transitional kindergarten, CTA will “push back” against the governor’s proposal to make it voluntary instead of mandatory,...

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Posted February 23, 2011 in California Educator

Vicki Abeles

'Race to Nowhere' redefines success

Corporate finance attorney Vicki Abeles has emerged as an unlikely hero in the education field with her documentary Race to Nowhere. The first-time filmmaker and mother of three focuses...

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Posted December 21, 2010 in California Educator

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Literacy starts in the family

“Let’s sing ‘Eency Weency Spider’ in English, Spanish and Hawaiian,” says teacher Rosa Hernandez to her Head Start classroom filled with excited preschoolers and parents. Inside the colorful and...

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Posted June 30, 2010 in California Educator

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Teaching students to bounce back

Keira Flionis greets every student at the door with a handshake and a personal greeting when they enter her classroom at Wells Intermediate School in Riverside. When something goes wrong, she talks...

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Posted April 30, 2010 in California Educator

Aisling Acuna

Students and the arts thrive at West Palms Conservatory

“Grab your mat, lie on your stomach and raise your head up slooowly,” Alison Stewart tells her first- and second-grade students. The youngsters arch like cobras and breathe deeply.

Yoga,...

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Posted February 28, 2010 in California Educator

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Pajama night confronts hurtful behavior

It’s nighttime and the auditorium at Lupin Hill Elementary School in Calabasas is packed with fifth-grade girls and their mothers wearing pajamas. Some of the youngsters have brought blankets, stuffed...

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