Under the agreement, teachers and some – but not all – of other school employees would be protected from layoffs for the year.
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.
Instead of decorations, gifts and luncheons, Teacher Appreciation Week is a little simpler this year.
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.
West Contra Costa Unified is eyeing to cut $32 million from next year's budget including teaching jobs. Layoff notices will go out by March 15.
Teachers’ strikes in California are helping maintain momentum in the national RedforEd movement and have had an impact on charter school reform.
In an interview, Alex Caputo-Pearl discusses the L.A. Unified strike’s legacy, current relations between the union and district and more.
District officials offer to meet with protesters as Oakland and state teachers' unions echo demands for school closure moratorium until 2022.
The California Teachers Association has named Joe Boyd as its new executive director. The organization represents 310,000 teachers.
District employees and volunteers have been working seven days a week since the Camp Fire, to bring the students back to Paradise schools.
DonorsChoose.org matches donors, foundations and businesses to teachers throughout the country to provide supplies and other needed resources.
Recently retired, Gail Gregorio will replace CTA veteran Joe Nuñez, who was abruptly let go as executive director last week.
CTA provides no explanation for why it terminated Joe Nuñez after six years as executive director and nearly 25 years as a CTA employee; search for his successor to begin immediately.