Contact: Claudia Briggs 916-296-4087 or Mike Myslinski 408-921-5769
SACRAMENTO – The California Teachers Association issued the following statement following today’s announcement that Sen. Kevin de León will serve as California’s next Senate President Pro Tem:
“We congratulate Senator Kevin de León for being selected as our state’s next Senate President Pro Tem. We look forward to working with him to support and improve teaching and learning conditions for students and educators as we continue a time of fiscal healing for our public schools and communities. Kevin’s background in public education will be critical as the state implements the Local Control Funding Formula and Common Core State Standards.”
The 325,000-member CTA is affiliated with the 3.2 million-member National Education Association.