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Posted July 24, 2014 in the News

The problem with how we talk about poverty and kids

I recently worked with three groups of eighth- and ninth-grade students. All of the groups are comprised of students of color from families in poverty, which means they qualify for free or

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Posted June 21, 2014 in the News

Attacking teachers’ professional rights hurts schools

The recent landmark ruling on teacher tenure found that state laws giving teachers strong lifetime employment protections after less than two years on the job has resulted in a school system that denies...

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Posted August 06, 2014 in Press Releases

Educators Urge Lawmakers to Support School Bond Legislation to Build, Repair and Modernize California Schools

SACRAMENTO – CTA President Dean E. Vogel issued the following media statement urging lawmakers and the governor to support AB 2235 (Buchanan), legislation to authorize a...

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Posted April 28, 2014 in the News

California's high school graduation rate passes 80% for first time

For the first time in California history, the high school graduation rate has surpassed 80%, mirroring a trend nationwide, officials announced Monday.

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Posted February 11, 2014 in the News

State ranked sixth in nation for AP scores in high schools

The number of state public high school seniors taking and passing Advanced Placement tests has grown, especially among low-income students, according to the California Education Department.

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Posted September 26, 2013 in the News

In Nation's Richest Farmland, Some Workers' Kids Get No Education at All

California's Kern County is an American agricultural giant whose soil produced more than $6 billion worth of grapes, almonds and other farm products last

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Posted August 26, 2013 in the News

Oakland teacher sets out to make a difference with students

Only 1 in 20 high school students in the Oakland Unified School District makes it to a public university in California. With Monday being the first day of

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Posted August 08, 2013 in Press Releases

CTA President Honors 48th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

BURLINGAME – Forty-eight years ago this week, President Johnson signed into law the historic Voting Rights Act of 1965, giving all citizens the freedom and the power to vote without interference. As he signed the bill, D...

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Posted February 11, 2013 in California Educator

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Leadership opportunities for ethnic minorities

Ethnic minority members who want to sharpen their leadership skills, network with colleagues and learn more about CTA so that they can advance their personal and professional goals have opportunities...

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Posted February 11, 2013 in California Educator

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Educators to legislators

Hats off to the six CTA members elected in 2012 to state and federal office! Their victories ensure educators have a stronger political voice.

Jose Medina, State Assembly District...

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