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Posted September 25, 2013 in the News

Promise Breakers: How Pew Trusts Is Helping to Gut Public Employee Pensions

When Kentucky’s legislature adopted a bill intended to transform the Bluegrass State’s troubled pension system last spring, state officials were ecstatic.

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Posted October 07, 2011 in Press Releases

CTA President Dean E. Vogel issues statement on signing of two closely watched pieces of legislation

"CTA applauds the signing of Senate Bill 202 (Elections, Ballot Measures), which moves all voting on initiatives to the general election in November to ensure that the greatest number of Californians participate....

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Posted October 02, 2013 in the News

Gov. Brown signs testing overhaul bill, ending old state tests

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Wednesday that replaces current public school state standardized tests with ones aligned to new national learning goals.

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Posted September 11, 2013 in the News

Arne Duncan unsuccessful in 11th-hour effort to block legislation

Veteran education watchers in California could not recall a presidential cabinet officer ever attempting to block state legislation and certainly not in

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Posted April 23, 2014 in Media Center

Local Control | Tom Torlakson

Local Control | Tom Torlakson

Male Narrator: We know when parents and teachers work together... Female Narrator: ...our schools get stronger. Male Narrator: As Superintendent of Public Education, that's been Tom Torlakson's...

Posted May 20, 2013 in the News

California won't get relief from No Child Left Behind law

The federal government made it clear again Monday that California will get no relief from education mandates that officials across the country consider a burden.

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Posted August 10, 2010 in Press Releases

CTA President Applauds U.S. House for Passing Critical Education Jobs Bill

Economic recovery legislation could save up to 16,500 educator jobs in California just as students return to school

CTA President David A. Sanchez issued the following statement about...

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Posted December 12, 2011 in Events

State Council

CTA's top policy-making body is the State Council of Education. Meeting four times a year, the council's nearly 800 delegates elect the three state-level CTA officers and the CTA Board of Directors....

Posted December 12, 2011 in Events

Day of the Teacher

“Day of the Teacher” arose out of legislation co-sponsored by CTA and the Association of Mexican American Educators. Sen. Joseph Montoya (D-El Monte) wrote the bill and it was adopted in 1982 as...

Posted December 12, 2011 in Events

CTA State Council

CTA's top policy-making body is the State Council of Education. Meeting four times a year, the council's nearly 800 delegates elect the three state-level CTA officers and the CTA Board of Directors....

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