Classroom control. (Teachers' Power Grab).TEACHER PAY, WORKING conditions, and benefits apparently aren't enough to keep the California Teachers Association The California Teachers Association (CTA), initially established in 1863 as the California Educational Society, is by far the largest teachers' union in the state of California. It is considered by many to be the most powerful union in California. busy. It wants to negotiate over everything that takes place in the classroom, setting curriculum standards, developing policies of parental involvement, and selecting textbooks at the bargaining table. California state assemblywoman as·sem·bly·wom·an
A woman who is a member of a legislative assembly.
Noun 1. assemblywoman - a woman assemblyman
representative - a person who represents others Jackie Goldberg Jackie Goldberg (born June 16, 1937) is an American politician and teacher, and a member of the Democratic Party. She is a former member of the California State Assembly. (D--Los Angeles) is sponsoring a bill that would give the union a say in all these areas.
The union says it needs expanded authority to control classroom details because its members are being held accountable for classroom performance. "There's been a tremendous emphasis put on accountability, holding teachers accountable for what's happening and for test scores," union President Wayne Johnson told Sacramento Bee columnist columnist, the writer of an essay appearing regularly in a newspaper or periodical, usually under a constant heading. Although originally humorous, the column in many cases has supplanted the editorial for authoritative opinions on world problems. Daniel Weintraub. "Because we can only bargain over wages, hours and working conditions, we are being held accountable in a system over which we have absolutely no control."
Not exactly, as the state legislature A state legislature may refer to a legislative branch or body of a political subdivision in a federal system.
The following legislatures exist in the following political subdivisions:
The proposal seems so over the top that it has the whiff of a hoax Hoax
Balloon Hoax, The
news story in 1844, reporting the transatlantic crossing of a balloon with eight passengers. [Am. Lit.: The Balloon Hoax in Poe]
missing link turned out to be orangutan. [Br. Hist. . Johnson "swears he's serious," reports Weintraub, "that he has been thinking about this for 20 years." Goldberg's office confirms it is carrying the bill.