Posted October 24, 2014 in the Blog
The Latest Time Cover is a Sensationalist Outrage
Suggesting that due process 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...
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.
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 December 07, 2012 in California Educator
How a member’s bright idea became a law
“When the governor signed SB 1291, it was cool to know I made a difference,” says Elk Grove Education Association member Alexandra Condon. “It felt patriotic. But I could never have...
Posted November 21, 2012 in California Educator
CTA grant creates a paperless classroom
The wastebaskets are empty. The only paper used by students, besides an occasional Kleenex, is a paper bag containing clues to a writing assignment.
Welcome to the paperless classroom of Pamela...