Almost two-thirds of voters don't want their children to return to school now because of concerns about the coronavirus, according to a poll commissioned by the CTA
The Legislature set minimum hours but left it to districts and unions to define instruction, engagement and set the length of a school day.
Both Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders are betting Congress will deliver tens of billions more in aid to states.
School districts can do a second round of layoffs if K-12 funding increases less than 2%. CTA will ask the Legislature to prevent it.
It’s unclear whether the California Department of Education plans to issue guidance on issues such as how long a school day should be and whether the content should be enrichment or course completion.
Budget proposes incentives, recruitment programs and training to fill needed teaching positions.
Gov. Newsom, key legislators and charter school advocates and skeptics pledged to build on the collaboration that made compromise possible.
For the first time, school districts will be able to consider a proposed charter school’s financial impact.
The decision by California Faculty Association this spring to end its long-standing relationship with the CTA took place with little public notice
E. Toby Boyd, a veteran kindergarten teacher and STEM adviser, takes the helm of the 325,000 member union at a time of increased activism with a big agenda.