LA Daily News
Today, May 9, marks the 150th anniversary of the California Teachers Association. Between the time that President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation and the time he delivered the Gettysburg Address, John Swett founded the California Educational Society, which was to become the California Teachers Association.
It's a long history and it's a proud history. Since its inception in 1863, CTA has been at the forefront of every major victory for California's public schools and colleges. You may be interested to know that: