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A Pension Recommendation for the California Teachers Association

A Pension Recommendation for the California Teachers Association

    By Edward Ring This week a fascinating article on the website of the Education Intelligence Agency revealed that the California Teachers Association, one of the most powerful labor unions in the world, is itself having labor problems. Moreover, the labor problems they’re encountering are because they’re trying to be fiscally responsible. Setting aside for a moment all the […]

Are Classrooms Becoming Re-Education Camps?

Are Classrooms Becoming Re-Education Camps?

By Nic Rivera With the recent controversy over the anti-Semitic Ethnic Studies framework proposed by the California Department of Education (CDE), many are talking about the inappropriateness of using a classroom to teach one-sided propaganda. The conversation also leads many to reflect on what kind of adult would use their position of power to manipulate […]

California Department of Education Continues its Discrimination Against Religion – This Time Against the Jewish Community

California Department of Education Continues its Discrimination Against Religion – This Time Against the Jewish Community

    By Pat Lynch  The California Department of Education (CDE) recently released a draft of the Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC), which has been widely criticized as propaganda – by both the left and the right. More importantly, the new curriculum has been harshly criticized by Jewish legislators in Sacramento as being anti-Semitic. The […]

Does the California Teachers Association (CTA) Represent the Majority of Teachers’ Views?

Does the California Teachers Association (CTA) Represent the Majority of Teachers’ Views?

    By Brenda Lebsack Note: The following article represents my personal opinions and does not necessarily represent the views of Orange Unified School Board or the Santa Ana Unified School District. When controversies arise regarding education, it is important to understand that teachers are a diverse group of people in every way. We are […]

Can Janus Unravel the “Solidarity” Between PORAC and the CTA?

Can Janus Unravel the “Solidarity” Between PORAC and the CTA?

. . . by Edward Ring . The reactions from representatives of California’s public sector unions to the Janus ruling are revealing. For any member thinking about quitting these unions, these reactions, and the political agenda they epitomize, bear close scrutiny. Here are excerpts from a press release regarding Janus on the California Teachers Association website: “Today’s ruling is an attack on […]

California Teacher’s Association (CTA) expects to lose landmark Supreme Court case

California Teacher’s Association (CTA) expects to lose landmark Supreme Court case

. The most recent State Worker column by Jon Ortiz in the Sacramento Bee said 2016 was “perhaps the most significant year for government workers in decades” because of the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case, which the U.S. Supreme Court takes up at a hearing on Monday. What is its significance? “[Justices will] hear […]