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Posted December 12, 2011 in Events

CTA Joint Ethnic Caucus Issues Conference

The California Teachers Association is proud to sponsor the first Joint Ethnic Caucus Issues Conference at the Marriott Manhattan Beach Hotel in Southern California. The theme, “Stand Up! Advance...

Posted January 25, 2011 in Media Center


Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund

The goal of the Fund is to encourage ethnic minority students to become educators and to promote professional growth for ethnic minority teachers and paraprofessionals.

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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 May 07, 2014 in the News

Class brings success home for parents

Robert Melendez came home from school seven years ago to a question he'd never heard his mother ask before.

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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 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 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 April 06, 2009 in Press Releases

CTA Honors Memory of President Mary ‘Lois’ Tinson

The California Teachers Association today honored the memory of Dr. Mary “Lois” Tinson, the first ethnic minority president of CTA, by naming the 340,000-member teachers association’s...

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Posted April 23, 2013 in Press Releases

Higher Education Coalition to Lobby Wednesday Against Bill Mandating Online Courses to Be Provided by Private Sector Vendors

SACRAMENTO – To protect educational quality for students at California’s colleges and universities, educators representing employees at 145 public higher education campuses will fan out...

Posted June 26, 2013 in Press Releases

CTA: High Court Rulings on Same-Sex Marriage A Teachable Moment About Equality for All

Burlingame – CTA joins Californians today in celebrating the monumental decisions made by the U.S. Supreme Court in United States v. Windsor, which struck down the federal Defense...

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