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Peanut-free zones in schools becoming more and more common

Accommodating students with peanut allergies is about more than safety; it's about being inclusive to kids who are diverse in a different sense.

ILC thriving as it continues to support California educators

Nearly 300 Instructional Leadership Corps educators have supported over 50,000 colleagues in a successful program that is heading for Phase Two!

Parents: It's your right to opt out of testing for your child

Over-testing is damaging public education by eating up classroom time, narrowing curriculum and driving many students out of school.
May 1 Day of Action

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Join the Nat'l Day of Action at local school sties on Mon., May 1 to show your vigilance in making sure our schools are safe zones for ALL students.



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Chapter's bargaining team includes educators and community

Sacramento City Teachers Association's bargaining team expands to community

SCTA is one of two local associations so far to include community members on the bargaining team. With many stakeholders, SCTA's goal is to work together to make Sacramento the "destination district" that families want their kids to attend.

All Star Finalists

Voting is now open for the SportsNet All-Star Teacher Award!

Sponsored by Comcast & Provident Credit Union; winner gets $20K for school

And the nominees are: Dale Waldo of Folsom-Cordova EA, Alia Ghabra of Oakland EA, Andrew Lee Seike of Fremont EA, Cindy Gershen of Mt. Diablo EA, and Joseph Manluco of Mt. Hamilton Coordinated Council. One gets the 2017 All-Star Teacher Award!


Local students push forward despite fears of being deported

Chico State student Giovanna Vera (left) applied for enrollment in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program so she could pay for college.

DACA provides individuals who came to the country illegally as children temporary relief from deportation. Students like Vera are now worried about the future of DACA under President Trump, who campaigned heavily on matters of immigration.

Teachers of the Year

CTA's Teachers of the Year for 2017 address State Council

State Council was held March 24-26 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in LA

Teachers of the year Shaun Bunn, Corinne (Corrie) Traynor, Jenny Chien, and Isela Lieber were featured at the March 2017 State Council of Education meeting in Los Angeles. STEM educator Chien addressed the crowd at Council.

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