Posted February 20, 2014 in the News
Plaintiffs rest case in trial over teacher protection laws
Attorneys representing a group of students in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of teacher job protections in California rested their case Thursday — prompting their opponents to ask a Los Angeles...
Posted October 10, 2014 in Site Pages
Outside Groups Stock Up
Independent expenditure committees have set aside almost $5.5 million in the past week for the final stage of California’s hotly contested superintendent of public instruction race, an ideologically...
Posted September 29, 2014 in Site Pages
Schools challenger would drop tenure ruling appeal
The challenger in the unexpectedly tight race for California's elected schools chief said Thursday that if he wins in November he would immediately withdraw the state superintendent from an appeal of a...
Posted November 30, 2012 in Media Center
CTA Human Rights Awards
The goal of the CTA Human Rights Awards is to promote the development of programs for the advancement and protection of human and civil rights within the association.
Posted January 24, 2014 in the News
Lawsuit wrongly targets teachers
On Monday a trial begins in a Los Angeles courtroom where plaintiffs will attempt to wipe out long-held and hard-fought workplace protections for hundreds of thousands of California teachers.
Posted September 10, 2014 in Site Pages
Supporting teachers is the way
All students in California deserve great teaching. The recent Vergara lawsuit suggested that eliminating teachers' due process rights is the best way to achieve this. But if it were that simple, the highest...
Posted June 21, 2014 in the News
Attacking teachers’ professional rights hurts schools
The recent landmark ruling on teacher tenure found that state laws giving teachers strong lifetime employment protections after less than two years on the job has resulted in a school system that denies...
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