Posted September 09, 2011 in California Educator
Are we endangering science?
The kindergartners at Audubon Elementary School in Foster City stare intently at the goldfish swimming in a bowl. They are amazed to learn fish actually breathe through gills. They are intrigued...
Posted February 22, 2011 in California Educator
An interview with Kristina Rizga
The California Educator published a post from education blogger Kristina Rizga in the February 2011 magazine that made us...
Posted April 30, 2010 in California Educator
State Council announces election endorsements
In advance of the gubernatorial election in November, CTA’s State Council of Education voted on March 27 to support state Attorney General Jerry Brown in his bid for governor, state Sen. Tom Torlakson...
Posted April 29, 2010 in California Educator
CTA Principles for ESEA Reauthorization
Instead of continuing to pursue simplistic, mechanical solutions to the complex issues of education reform, we need to “Reach for the STARS” with a more balanced approach. CTA offers a five-point...
Posted March 31, 2010 in California Educator
Diane Ravitch speaks at Urban Issues Conference
What teachers and their unions have been saying for years about the pitfalls of high-stakes testing and the dangers of privatizing public schools, education scholar Diane Ravitch confirms. “Congress...
Posted December 14, 2011 in Site Pages
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.