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CTA Congratulates New Assembly Speaker-elect Toni Atkins; Educators Excited to Join Her in Hard Work for California’s Students and Schools

California Teachers Association President Dean E. Vogel issued this statement following the Assembly’s election of Assembly Member Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) as its new Speaker-elect on Monday:

“We have worked closely with Speaker-elect Toni Atkins since her election to the legislature, and we’re looking forward to continuing our joint efforts on behalf of California’s more than six million students and 325,000 educators."

"Speaker-elect Atkins has been a fearless advocate for public education and for the rights of students and working women and men. With her leadership, California will continue to make great strides in providing each and every student a world-class education," concluded CTA Pres. Vogel, an elementary educator from Vacaville.

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