Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Month

In May, we celebrate the contributions of Asian-Pacific Islanders. The theme for 2016 is Walk Together, Embrace Differences, Build Legacies.
Gov. Jerry Brown

May budget revision released: Education funding cuts loom

$4 billion cut to education looms without passing the Children's Education & Health Care Protection Act extending income taxes on the wealthy.
Eric C. Heins

Passing CEHCP Act in November will help students and educators

Campaign to pass California Children's Education & Health Care Protection Act to extend Prop. 30 and protect students from more cuts has begun.
May is Labor History Month

In honor of workers then & now: May is Labor History Month

Child labor was not uncommon in years past. Thanks to the labor movement children - and adults - are protected from grievous workplace practices.



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Social Justice Awards

Social justice activists – We [heart] YOU!

Neat tidbit about this award: Voting for the winner is OPEN TO US ALL!

A team of teachers from Union City are in the running for NEA’s 2016 Social Justice Activist of the Year! This nation-wide contest recognizes those who advocate on social justice issues that impact the lives of students, educators and the community.

School Board Candidates

CTA's Voter Guide helps with the June Primary election

Use link below to find your local school board candidates for upcoming Primary

It's critical to elect local school board members who are friendly to California's public schools, educators and students. CTA's voter guide can help you to elect the best candidates for our kids!

Exploring Teacher Leadership

Exploring Teacher Leadership: Help Move the Profession Forward

June 11 - 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Liberty Station Conference Center, San Diego

Meet and connect with other accomplished educators to engage in professional dialogue about leadership and learn about opportunities for advocacy, instruction, and change. Help move the teaching profession forward by attending this FREE event.

virtual learning

Sign petition: Help CAVA teachers fix their online school

Send a message to CAVA, K12 Inc., and the virtual education industry that teachers, students, and taxpayers demand accountability.

Teachers who work in CA Virtual Academies are concerned that issues at the school – including insufficient resources and poor working conditions – are contributing to high teacher turnover and harming the quality of education that students receive.

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