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Posted May 14, 2012 in California Educator

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Making a difference in the political arena

“I’ll get out of politics when you take politics out of my classroom.”
Mary Hatwood Futrell, NEA President, 1983-89

This often-echoed statement clarifies the...

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Posted April 30, 2010 in California Educator

Jamie Jauch

What makes a good school?

After visiting schools for 15 years, I have enough visitor’s badges to wallpaper an entire floor of CTA’s headquarters in Burlingame. I have visited schools in the inner city and the suburbs, schools...

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Posted February 29, 2012 in California Educator

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What makes good school leadership?

Every school employee knows that a principal can either create a dynamic learning environment where staff feel valued and fulfilled — or make life extremely difficult for teachers and classified...

Posted December 21, 2010 in California Educator

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'School Pride' comes to Needles

Much to the amazement of those who live and work in the small, rural town of Needles on the California-Arizona border, the town’s high school was selected to receive a makeover on the NBC show “School...

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Posted June 07, 2012 in CCA Advocate

CCA unveils ‘History Makers' publication

Following three years of research, two reunions of former presidents and staff, and a compilation of more than two hours of video interviews, it's a wrap for the CCA History Makers project.

Compiled...

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Posted November 08, 2012 in Media Center

"We made a difference..."

Posted April 23, 2012 in California Educator

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It makes sense to use your senses to de-stress

This time of the school year sometimes causes job-related stress due to so much left to do and so little time in which to get it all accomplished. Stress is unavoidable — it is when it gets out...

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Posted June 07, 2012 in CCA Advocate

History Corner - Excerpts from "History Makers"

In 1964, Sen. Winton was successful in passing legislation allowing "meet and confer." Under meet and confer, leaders dealt with non-bargaining issues such as insurance. Former staff member Ed Romeo...

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Posted April 30, 2010 in California Educator

Luis Garcia

Teachers make Valencia High School awesome

Valencia High School has a population that’s bigger than many small towns. The campus has 2,500 students of varying ethnicities, languages, academic abilities and styles of hair and dress. Despite...

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Posted September 18, 2013 in the Blog

Making a difference for 150 years

The inspiring, caring commitment and dedication of California’s educators over the 150 years of CTA’s advocacy for students and public education is highlighted in a statewide television and...

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