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Posted December 14, 2011 in Site Pages

Grants

The National Education Foundation awards close to 200 grants to support educators' efforts to close the achievement gaps, develop creative learning opportunities for students, and enhance their own professional...

Posted September 14, 2010 in California Educator

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Funding with strings attached

A troubling power shift is occurring in public education: Corporations are wielding greater and greater influence over education policy and how the federal government funds public education. Corporate...

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Posted September 14, 2010 in California Educator

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Beware of corporations bearing gifts

As government continues to take funding away from public education, schools increasingly put themselves in the hands of private foundations. It begs the question: Is society abdicating control of...

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Posted September 14, 2010 in California Educator

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Sacramento schools under corporate control

In 2003, Sacramento High School became St. Hope Charter High School. At that time Kevin Johnson, a former basketball star with the Phoenix Suns, raised millions of dollars from several corporate...

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Posted September 14, 2010 in California Educator

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Oakland schools suffer from half-baked reforms

A line on the playground divides two Oakland schools - Reach Academy and Education for Change. Both schools share the site of what used to be Cox Elementary School.

Oakland Education Association...

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Posted September 14, 2010 in California Educator

In LAUSD corporate foundations wield enormous power

A year ago, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced plans to push through a proposal to allow public charter school operators and other outside groups to bid for control of 50 new schools...

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Posted September 14, 2010 in California Educator

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Small schools increase segregation in San Diego

In 2004, San Diego High School was transformed from a large, comprehensive high school into six small high schools on one campus, each with 400 to 500 students. The breakup was accomplished with...

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Posted September 23, 2009 in California Educator

Pink Friday

Voluntary dues support CTA advocacy and scholarships

Because of CTA members' contributions last school year through the voluntary dues donation, CTA's Foundation for Teaching and Learning was able to greatly increase the number of grants and scholarships...

Related Tags:Volume 14 Issue 1, Action, Awareness, Foundation, Grants, Union, Inside Educator,

Posted August 30, 2012 in California Educator

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CTA’s teacher-driven grants improve student learning

Have you seen one of your students struggling and known exactly what needed to be done? Do you have innovative ideas to improve student achievement in your school? Then apply for a grant from CTA’s...

Related Tags:Volume 17 Issue 1, Make A Difference, Inside Educator, Educator, Advocacy, Curriculum, Foundation, Grants, Institute for Teaching, NEA, Reform, Scholarship,

Posted July 10, 2012 in California Educator

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NEA Foundation grants

Jaimie Graham teaches science at Ontario High School in Ontario, San Bernardino County. She received an NEA Foundation Student Achievement Grant. Here’s her story: 

We are always...

Related Tags:Volume 16 Issue 9, Make A Difference, Inside Educator, Educator, Foundation, Grants, NEA, Science,

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