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 February 21, 2013 in Site Pages
Strategic Planning FAQ
Read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About CTA’s Strategic Planning Process.
Posted May 14, 2012 in California Educator
Is your district breaking special education law?
Imagine seeing programs and services for students with disabilities disappearing to save money, because the district suddenly has a “new way” of doing business.
Posted April 23, 2012 in California Educator
Reloaded parent trigger misfires in Adelanto
On March 28, the Adelanto Elementary School District Board of Trustees unanimously rejected the resubmission of a “parent trigger” petition, saying pro-trigger organizers had failed to reach...
Posted March 27, 2012 in California Educator
Parent trigger misfires again
Attempts to invoke California’s controversial “parent trigger” law for the second time have again resulted in chaos, this time in the small High Desert community of Adelanto. The law, which allows...
Posted March 23, 2012 in California Educator
Educators and community rocked by abuse allegations
On Jan. 31, educators and parents of Miramonte Elementary School in Los Angeles were stunned by the revelation that a former staff member, a classroom teacher, had been arrested and charged with committing...
Posted February 29, 2012 in California Educator
Virtual schools still need real teachers and structure
The noon bell rings at Cyber High School in Lodi, but all is eerily quiet on campus. There is no laughter or yelling in the courtyard; the tables and chairs stand empty, as if perpetually waiting for...
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