Virtual, augmented realities are tools for the classroom

From Virtual Reality to Augmented Reality and much more, students are being immersed in new technologies. It's all in our "Innovation" issue.
Tony Thurmond

It's not too soon! CTA endorses candidates for election 2018

CTA endorsed Tony Thurmond (speaking at podium) for Superintendent of Public Instruction, and Gavin Newsom for Governor of California.

Case is culmination of decades of attacks on working people

SCOTUS granted cert (will hear) the Janus v AFSCME case, which seeks to overturn 40 years of constitutional law & make fair share fees illegal.
Black History Month

Reflect, honor & celebrate: February is Black History Month

A major part of Black History is the '60s civil rights movement. A retired CA teacher in '15 recalled her experience in Selma during that stormy time.



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Yas-Meen West

Online magazine chock-full of lessons in the Innovation issue

West teaches sixth-grade at Cesar E. Chavez Middle School in San Bernardino

Yas-Meen West is teaching kids to find the least common multiple in math class, but she's accomplishing more. She's also teaching new teachers to integrate technology with the new standards, foster student engagement and reinforce positive behavior.

Lessons in Civil Rights

Electronic Field Trip brings vivid local stories to life

Sign up for field trip on Feb. 22 at 7am or 10am - see story for details

As a young African American woman living in Oakland during World War II, Betty Soskin learned firsthand about the racial discrimination black Americans faced then. Now, at age 96, Soskin has the insight and wisdom to put it into perspective.


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Supporting the recrutiment, retention and development of effective union members

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National School Counseling Week is February 5-9

Celebrate our School Counselors during Nat’l School Counseling Week

Counseling Week is just around the corner, and the American School Counselor Association has resources to help celebrate our very important school-community colleagues. ASCA is also planning a photo/video challenge - check it out!

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