Monthly Archive: August 2012

Aug 23

Class Size Overages

NOTE: Please remember that class sizes for secondary revert back to class sizes from the 2005-08 contract.   To: All VEA Unit Members From: Christal Watts, VEA President   Re: Overages   As we all know, the start of the school year is very hectic for a variety of reasons. There is much to do …

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Aug 14

Our flawed national policy on education

Diane Ravitch posted to a story in Education Week. This is what she had to say about the story she had linked to: Every once in a while, I read something that rings as true as a perfectly pitched bell or a fine piece of crystal. Every once in a while, a clear-headed thinker assembles …

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Aug 12

Vallejo Teachers back to school this week!

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School may start back Monday August 20th for Vallejo students, but their teachers have been working hard all summer in order to best serve the students they teach. Vallejo Teachers will be returning to work this week, starting with optional staff development days beginning tomorrow. However, for many teachers, the summer break meant an opportunity …

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Aug 05

Summer Institute

A group of VEA Leaders will be in Los Angeles this week to attend CTA’s Summer Institute. These leaders will be studying a variety of topics including common core, legal rights of members, and bargaining. Be sure to check this website & Facebook & Twitter for updates, which may or may not include candid photos!