California's Opportunity Gap
"Greatness by Design," a report from CA State Superintendent Tom Torlakson's Task Force on Educator Excellence, is a blueprint for recruiting, developing and retaining high quality teachers. Drawing on the expertise of educators and thought leaders like Linda Darling-Hammond, the report lays out precisely how CA (and all states!) should invest in their teachers and their schools to ensure that every student has access to well-prepared and effective teachers.
Download the report here!
What do you get when more than 500 education advocates from across the country convene for a weekend of skills building and collaboration? You get a unified movement for educational justice.Read more >
Blogger Jeff Bryant reflects on the OTL Campaign and American Federation of Teachers' recent conference in Los Angeles. Because the event united teachers, parents, students and community members from across the country, Bryant sees it as the beginning of a strong grassroots-labor movement to defend and support public education.Read more >
The OTL Campaign is gearing up for several exciting events in Los Angeles during the first week of October, including: a free Education Town Hall, our 2013 OTL Campaign Organizing Summit, and a conference on education justice hosted by the American Federation of Teachers.Read more >
The OTL Campaign is hosting an exciting, free Town Hall event in Los Angeles on Oct. 3rd and we'd love it if you could join us! Let your friends and colleagues in the LA area know they're invited, too.Read more >
In a first of its kind law, California has become the first state to require public schools to respect students' gender identity and ensure they are allowed to fully participate in school activities, sports teams and after-school programs. The School Success and Opportunity Act is a victory not just for transgender students, but for all advocates and organizers fighting for positive and supportive school environments for all students.Read more >
- 1 of 21