California Teacher’s Association
The state Assembly on Wednesday passed a labor-backed bill that would make it easier to discipline and fire teachers accused of misconduct.
As part of his No Child Left Offline initiative, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has created a task force which he said recommends the expansion of technology in the classroom.
The KCBS and Chronicle Insider says the CTA is backing Gov. Brown’s tax plan, but they do have some reservations.
Gov. Jerry Brown’s campaign promise that he would not raise taxes without a vote of the people helped him beat a billionaire Republican rival who was bent on portraying him as just another tax-and-spend Democrat.
Taxing the rich more to benefit others isn’t a new idea, but it has emerged in recent weeks as a potential solution as California tries to salvage its public education system from deep budget cuts.
Educators and students rallied across the Bay Area and state Friday to honor teachers and protest looming budget cuts to education.
Teachers marched in downtown San Francisco Monday and rallied at the state Capitol to launch a week of protests over the threat of deep budget cuts to public education.
Thousands of California teachers are expected to take part in a weeklong series of rallies and sit-ins at the Capitol and throughout the state to protest possible spending cuts in the state budget.
The California Teachers Association, is applying pressure on Gov. Brown to bypass voters and go through state legislators to create new taxes to close the state budget deficit.
School districts in California have issued nearly 19,000 layoff notices so far to teachers amid uncertainty over the state budget, the California Teachers Association estimated Tuesday.