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 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 February 21, 2013 in Site Pages
Strategic Planning FAQ
Read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About CTA’s Strategic Planning Process.
Posted April 23, 2012 in California Educator
Miramonte teachers share their story
Miramonte Elementary School staff addressed State Council in March, describing their treatment amid allegations of abuse by a single individual. Since then, CTA President Dean Vogel and dozens of local...
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 June 20, 2011 in California Educator
The truth about student attacks on teachers
Winetta Belt-Vargas never saw it coming. She was walking with a special education student to teach him about the community at large, and the student turned around and smacked her in the face.
Posted February 23, 2011 in California Educator
Teachers are their own best support
Samantha Abdullah, a first-year teacher, perches on top of a desk and proudly observes while students in her eighth-grade English classroom at Rancho Pico Middle School interrogate one another and...
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