How to become a CTA Member

As a CTA member and through involvement in your union, you have an advantage. You have the power to bargain, the power to negotiate; and the power to change things, win improvements, and accomplish the goals that matter to you!

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Trump's budget takes a meat cleaver to public education

The 2018 budget proposal "takes a meat cleaver to public education" and ignores promised investments in the types of skills, training and other vital family supports that Trump rode to the White House in 2016, AFT President Randi Weingarten says.

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A Message from the President:

“A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.” A. Phillip Randolph

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Showing Love for Public Education

February 14, 2017  Today teachers, parents and community members rallied outside the Ronald Blocker Educational Leadership Building to show their love for students, education support professionals, teachers and public education. Aside from OCPS teachers we had representatives from UCF, Jobs with Justice, the League of Women Voters, VAMOS4PR, and the AFL-CIO Central Labor Council.

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Weingarten speaks on the future of public education

In a speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., AFT President Randi Weingarten juxtaposed two approaches for education that would have vastly different consequences for America's students. Either build on the bipartisan consensus of the Every Student Succeeds Act to provide all families with access to great neighborhood public schools, or promote the dangerous, destructive approaches that Donald Trump's education secretary nominee advocates to undermine and privatize public education.

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