New Report: Charters Draining Millions from CA Public Schools

In the Public Interest finds public school students in 3 California school districts are bearing cost of privately managed charter schools.

CTA ESP Day is May 22 and ESP week is May 20-26!

The front line of public education begins with that first school bus ride in the morning, and ends when the custodian turns off the lights at night.

May 22: Harvey Milk Day - a day to celebrate an ardent activist

Harvey Milk (1930-78) was the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in a major city. He worked tirelessly for gay rights and civil...
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National Voter Day 2016

Your vote makes a difference.

Help elect lawmakers who will fund public schools and support all students and educators. CTA’s Voter Guide allows you enter your address, to view your personalized voter guide.

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NEA Grants - Apply Now!

Two levels of funding are available to educators: $2,000 and $5,000.


Betsy DeVos has failed to provide every student the opportunity to succeed.

Over the past year, we’ve seen time and time again how Betsy DeVos has failed to understand and uphold the mission of public schools. Join the thousands of educators and share your message!


True Grit: Rural Schools, Educators Show Heart

Several committed educators in rural communities find creative ways to give students a 21st century education.

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