DeVos Trump Pence

DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Ed is a step in a dangerous direction

In an open letter NEA & CTA are calling on the Education Secretary-elect to commit to the American vision of public education. Add your name!
George Takei

Movie starring George Takei to show ONE NIGHT ONLY: Dec. 13

Actor/activist George Takei, best known as Star Trek's Mr. Sulu uses the stage - and now the big screen - to shed light on civil rights issues.
Apple in a bow

'Tis the Season: Give to Educators and to Those in Need

This holiday season, as we appreciate all we have, we can also help others. These two sites offer very different ways of giving (and receiving).
Comic Core

Comic books, graphic novels are helping students connect

Students at Pioneer High School in San Jose delve into figurative language, visual metaphors and symbolism, which fit nicely into Common Core.



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Secure Rural Schools and Community Self Determination Act

Action Needed for Rural Schools: Call the Capitol NOW!

Call the Capitol switchboard at 1-855-764-1010 NOW and urge your represenatives to renew the Secure Rural Schools Act.

Unless Congress restores funding, many rural schools face a new era of austerity. We need lawmakers to restore the Secure Rural Schools Act, which supplies critical funding for rural counties to operate schools and other critical services.


CTA & Stanford-created ILC thriving/supporting educators

The ILC mobilizes California educators to meet the needs of their students

Now in its third year, CA educators in the Instructional Leadership Corps have supported over 40,000 colleagues in a program that increases local capacity for instructional improvement so all students can be prepared for college, career and life.

Community School

Community Schools: Caring for the Whole Child

Public schools are the heart and soul of the community

It takes a village to raise a child, goes an African proverb, and some say it takes a community to support a school. CTA traveled the state to get a glimpse into this trend. View article linked below to see some of CA's community schools in action.

Cal Casualty Contest

Educators: Promise to drive safely and enter to win today!

California Casualty has partnered with CTA since 1951

CTA members who make a promise to drive safely will be eligible to win a new car from California Casualty. The year-long Promise to Drive Focused campaign is dedicated to preventing needless tragedies from inattentive or distracted driving.

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