School Vouchers’ Dismal Record of Failure Comes Into Focus

School Vouchers’ Dismal Record of Failure Comes Into Focus

BY TIM WALKER   Any lingering questions over how aggressively the Trump administration was going to pursue school privatization were answered on March 16 with the release of its FY2018-19 budget proposal. If approved by Congress, federal education programs will...
Take A Break On Us

Take A Break On Us

You’re Invited to CTA’s 2016 Ethnic Minority Mixer Where: The Petroleum Club When: Thursday, April 21, 2016 Time: 5:30pm -8:30pm ~ Music, Food, Door Prizes & Fun ~ Food,Music,Network,Fun Drink, Prizes & Much More Sponsored by the CTA/Sierra Service...
Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

In the Classroom April is Autism Awareness Month. Students with autism can thrive in general-education classrooms. Here are ways to ensure they do: • Use tons of visuals. Templates, models of expected work, schedules, outlines and visual mapping help students get...

Quotes & Numbers Percentage of public school parents nationwide who think there is too much emphasis on standardized testing in public schools, according to the 47th annual PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools, released in August....
How Can ‘Hope’ Help Vulnerable Students Succeed?

How Can ‘Hope’ Help Vulnerable Students Succeed?

How Can ‘Hope’ Help Vulnerable Students Succeed? BY B. DENISE HAWKINS Poverty has a firm grip on children in the United States—nearly half of the nation’s public school students are living in adverse conditions. The causes of poverty are as varied as they are complex,...