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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

CTA President Dean E. Vogel, a kindergarten teacher from Vacaville, tells...

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.
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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 October 24, 2014 in Site Pages

Dean Vogel Council Speech

Dean Vogel Council Speech October 2014

Posted December 07, 2012 in California Educator


How a member’s bright idea became a law

The process (click for infographic)

“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...

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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...

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