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Posted June 18, 2014 in the News

State Completes ‘Test Drive’ of New School Tests

The Smarter Balanced Field Test has concluded, capping 12 weeks of test-driving new computer-based assessments that will be fully operational next year, State Superintendent of Public

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Posted June 23, 2014 in the News

The best and worst education news of 2014 — so far

Larry Ferlazzo is a veteran teacher in California who writes a teacher advice blog for Education Week Teacher, has his own popular resource-sharing blog, and has written five books on education. Ferlazzo,...

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Posted January 25, 2014 in Press Releases

CTA State Council Condemns Vergara Lawsuit

Attack On Teachers’ Professional Rights 

LOS ANGELES In a unanimous vote today, delegates of the CTA State Council of Education denounced...

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Posted January 24, 2014 in the News

Lawsuit wrongly targets teachers

On Monday a trial begins in a Los Angeles courtroom where plaintiffs will attempt to wipe out long-held and hard-fought workplace protections for hundreds of thousands of California teachers.

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Posted June 02, 2011 in Press Releases

CTA Announces 19 Winners of its John Swett Awards

BURLINGAME – Media stories ranging from a look at one man’s crusade to donate free school supplies to 150,000 needy Bay Area students...

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Posted January 14, 2011 in Press Releases

Teachers and Firefighters Denounce LA Redevelopment Money Grab


California’s teachers and firefighters today denounced efforts by the Los Angeles City Redevelopment Agency to ram through hundreds of special pet projects at the expense of schools, public safety and other core services.
 
On Friday, the Los Angeles City Redevelopment Agency -- ...

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Posted September 15, 2010 in Press Releases

Teachers Give Meg Whitman a Math and Civics Lesson – CTA TV Ad Exposing Her Plan’s Cuts to Schools

BURLINGAME – Giving billionaire Meg Whitman a civics lesson about censorship, the TV ad she did not want anyone to see because it exposes Whitman’s plan that could cut another $7 billion from public...

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Posted February 01, 2010 in CCA Advocate

Do you understand your ‘Weingarten Rights’?

Your dean calls you into her office, shuts the door and asks you to sit down. She questions you about the way you handled a certain situation and begins to make accusations. You start to feel anxious...

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Posted December 21, 2009 in California Educator

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American Education Week

Across California, students, educators, administrators and school board members made their voices heard in November during American Education Week. Events reminded the public of the damage done...

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Posted December 21, 2009 in California Educator

CTA gears up to defend education funding

CTA’s representatives in Sacramento are gearing up for what promises to be another protracted battle to protect public education funding as Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and lawmakers begin work to...

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