In Memoriam

My husband watched part of the memorial for the fallen Santa Cruz police officers on television. He told me about the way that officers honor those they lost, similar to …
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Pencils and Monster Trucks

I have seen a lot of Facebook and other internet traffic about the effects of AB 1575, the legislation that requires that public education in California be free, completely free. …
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Red Herrings

I remember taking a class in college. It was called Logic and Rhetoric. I couldn’t possibly understand why I had to take an entire class that revolved around a concept …
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Is Anybody Out There?

This week, SJTA posted a link to an important report from Linda Darling Hammond at the CTC. In short, it said what you probably already know: California teachers lead the …
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Update from the Office

Dear Colleagues, It was quite a week at the SJTA office. Here’s all the news that (may be) fit to print… — An unexpected Mercury News editorial created a flurry …
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