Articles Tagged With ‘California Teachers Association’




Bill calls for eliminating state income tax for California teachers

In response to a statewide teacher shortage, a pair of California senators have introduced a bill that would exempt educators from paying state income tax after five years on the job. [Sac Bee] California is... (Continue reading)

California Supreme Court tosses case challenging teacher tenure

In a split decision, the California Supreme Court decided Monday that it will not hear a case challenging tenure and other job protections for public school teachers in the state. The decision constitutes a victory... (Continue reading)

Brown sinks teacher firing legislation

A so-called “bad teacher” bill intended to smooth the path for firing California school educators has been vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown. (Sacramento Bee) The bill, which had the support of the California teachers Association,... (Continue reading)

State ignoring federal school mandate

California school officials have largely disregarded the Obama Administration’s direction for education, marking a rare state departure from adherence to federal policy. (Los Angeles Times) At issue is the practice of grading performances of teachers,... (Continue reading)