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Posted August 01, 2014 in Press Releases

CTA Summer Institute of Vital Training Kicks Off Sunday At UCLA For 1,000 California Educators

CTA to Live-Stream Common Core Workshops for 900 More

LOS ANGELES – Nearly a week of cutting-edge academic, political mobilizing and communications...

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Posted September 10, 2013 in the News

State Senate approves student testing plan over federal objections

California lawmakers pushed ahead Tuesday with a new state testing plan despite a threat by the Obama administration to withhold federal education funds unless

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Posted March 10, 2014 in the News

Gov. Brown again takes aim at testing overload in schools

Governor Brown took aim at excessive testing in the schools – an ongoing theme of his governorship – and warned lawmakers in Sacramento and

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Posted February 27, 2009 in Press Releases

CTA and Senator Loni Hancock Introduce Legislation Today to Halt Needless, Costly Testing of Second Graders

SACRAMENTO – Committed to protecting second grade students from the unnecessary and costly high stakes testing that they are put through each year and aligning the testing...

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Posted October 02, 2013 in the News

Gov. Brown signs testing overhaul bill, ending old state tests

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Wednesday that replaces current public school state standardized tests with ones aligned to new national learning goals.

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Posted April 09, 2014 in the News

As California standardized testing gains steam, help center 'inundated' with teacher calls

It's week three for California’s new web-based standardized tests and some schools are reporting hair-pulling moments.

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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 July 30, 2013 in the News

Less Emphasis on Test Scores in New Funding Formula

The Legislative Analyst's Office has just released a brief on the rollout of the new local control funding formula for K-12 schools. Beginning this year,

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Posted August 25, 2014 in the News

High Stakes Testing is 'Toxic' Warns New NEA President

Stories about Lily Eskelsen García typically mention the fact her career began as a lunch lady in a local school in her native Utah.

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Posted September 23, 2011 in Press Releases

Obama to loosen education law, cites flaws

President Barack Obama on Friday announced steps to roll back key provisions of "No Child Left Behind," calling the decade-old U.S. education law admirable but flawed.

The law, signed...

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