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Posted October 23, 2014 in the Blog

Stockton Teachers Continue to Press District to Make Classroom the Top Priority

(Photo above) During a school board meeting, Stockton teachers display their resolve to fight for...

Posted October 20, 2014 in the Blog

CTA President Urges Region II Members to Speak Our Truth to Voters

(Photo above) CTA President Dean E. Vogel, a kindergarten teacher from Vacaville, tells several...

Posted October 24, 2014 in the Blog

The Latest Time Cover is a Sensationalist Outrage

Suggesting that tenure makes it nearly impossible to fire teachers, Time's latest cover purposefully leaves the impression that there are many, many teachers in our public schools who should...

Posted May 14, 2014 in Site Pages

Brown signs law requiring political nonprofits20140514

Nonprofit organizations that make political contributions in California will have to disclose more information about the source of their money under a law Gov. Jerry Brown signed on May 14.
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Posted December 14, 2011 in Site Pages

Testing and Standards

CTA responds to a controversial series of articles promoting the use of student test scores to measure an individual teacher's effectiveness.

Posted October 23, 2014 in Site Pages

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Names California Teachers of the Year for 2015

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has named four CTA members as 2015 California Teachers of the Year, one of whom he nominated as California’s National Teacher of the Year.

Posted February 11, 2013 in California Educator


A day in the life of a school nurse

She doesn’t wear white. And she doesn’t back off if she thinks a student’s health is at risk.

Meet school nurse Colette McGeough, who wears sandals instead of sturdy white...

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Posted May 14, 2012 in California Educator


Hearing the language of love

Preschoolers play in their classroom’s make-believe “garden shop,” busily putting plastic plants into pots, pouring imaginary water and gathering silk flowers into pretty bouquets.


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Posted May 14, 2012 in California Educator


‘Thank You, Teacher’ project

Here are letters about inspiring educators from CTA’s “Thank You, Teacher!” Project. If you have notes to share, please send a copy to the “Thank You, Teacher!” Project,...

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Posted May 14, 2012 in California Educator


Summer training builds skills and knowledge

CTA’s Summer Institute 2012 will be held Aug. 5-9 at UCLA’s Conference Center. This event offers a variety of trainings designed to assist chapters...

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