Regular updates from the president of the San Jose Teachers Association to the membership

A Case of the Somedays

Dear SJTA, I have a case of the somedays. Someday, public education will be funded at the level that our students and teachers deserve, and not at a level less …
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Reflections

We should be proud. We should feel lucky. As a younger teacher, it is difficult for me to not be optimistic. I can feel the wheels of progress turning, and …
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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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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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