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Posted October 16, 2014 in Press Releases

NEA: Standardized testing mania hurts students, does nothing to close gaps

‘Brave solution from federal government’ still needed to diminish volume, misuse of toxic tests

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Posted February 27, 2014 in Site Pages

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Governor Jerry Brown has taken out papers to run for reelection. In his typically understated fashion, the 75-year-old governor posted the announcement to his Twitter account.

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Posted October 17, 2014 in the News

California conditions favorable for Common Core implementation

With the adoption of the Common Core standards by 43 states, the nation’s schools have embarked on one of the most ambitious reform

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Posted October 16, 2014 in the News

NEA president: Don’t punish teachers with test scores

A former Utah educator returned home to a rock-star welcome Thursday as she criticized the "toxic" culture of testing in America’s public schools.

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Posted May 09, 2014 in Site Pages

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Progress is mixed at the Los Angeles schools that Marshall Tuck oversaw until last August. While accurate that California schools are among the worst performing by national standards, Tuck’s ad does...

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Posted June 04, 2014 in Site Pages

Controller race declared too close to call

With about 5,600 of almost 3 million votes dividing three candidates scratching for a place in the runoff, the race for state controller by early Wednesday morning was stuck in a near-photo finish that...

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Posted February 11, 2013 in California Educator

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Leadership opportunities for ethnic minorities

Ethnic minority members who want to sharpen their leadership skills, network with colleagues and learn more about CTA so that they can advance their personal and professional goals have opportunities...

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Posted February 11, 2013 in California Educator

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Educators to legislators

Hats off to the six CTA members elected in 2012 to state and federal office! Their victories ensure educators have a stronger political voice.

Jose Medina, State Assembly District...

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Posted February 11, 2013 in California Educator

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Keep Black History Month in schools?

February is the time to study black history. Some individuals, including actor Morgan Freeman, have questioned whether Black History Month is the best way for students to learn about contributions of...

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Posted February 08, 2013 in California Educator

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Bargaining Updates

Solidarity works: San Jose area teachers team up in contract fights

Collaboration works in the classroom and on the picket lines, educators in two adjacent San Jose school districts are learning...

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