Posted June 17, 2013 in the News
Teachers in Upland say cuts hit them unfairly
As the June 30 deadline to approve a balanced budget looms, Upland Unified School District and its teachers are still in contentious negotiations that have teachers
Posted April 10, 2014 in the News
Sweetwater talks yield tentative deal
The Sweetwater Union High School District and its teachers union reached a tentative contract agreement Thursday night after a year of contentious negotiations and a strike authorization vote just last...
Posted March 13, 2014 in the News
In defense of Common Core
If there's anything more surprising than how quickly and calmly 45 states embraced the new Common Core curriculum standards, it's how
Posted August 30, 2012 in California Educator
Read the fine print
Three years ago, an overhead screen broke loose in Carminda Kho’s class and hit her on the head. After the initial pain subsided, she thumbed through her union contract.
She found a provision...
Posted November 30, 2009 in California Educator
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...
Posted December 12, 2011 in Events
Good Teaching Conference
CTA’s Good Teaching Conferences are designed to support excellent teaching and learning practices for classroom teachers. Offering a variety of diverse workshops in curriculum content areas for...
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