Mountain View, CA - March 2013 - CTEN president Larry Sand taped a program called “The Right Side” which aired in northern California in March and is now available here.
Mountain View, CA - March 2013 - CTEN president Larry Sand participated in a panel discussion, “How to Fix Education in California.” The other panelists were Stanford professor Terry Moe, former state senator Gloria Romero and CTA president Dean Vogel. To watch the event on YouTube, go here.
October 12, 2012 - CTEN now has a YouTube page. To view our informative videos, go here.
January 2012 - Bob Bowdon, director of The Cartel, has made an excellent video in conjunction with the Association of American Educators about why school choice is not only good for kids, but also good for teachers. To see this 16 minute video, released during National School Choice Week, go here
Los Angeles, CA - March 2011- CTEN cosponsored an informational event about the Parent Trigger. The panelists included Ben Austin, Ben Boychuk, Bruno Behrend and Lydia Grant. To see the video, go here
New York, NY - March 2010 - CTEN President Larry Sand, Rod Paige and Terry Moe debated and handily defeated AFT President Randi Weingarten and two others in a debate called Don't Blame Teachers Unions For Our Failing Schools. To see the debate or read the transcript, go here. To see the debate on Vimeo, go here.
Antelope Valley, CA - October 2009 - CTEN President Larry Sand gave a brief talk at a Tea Party about how taxpayers subsidize the teachers' unions in a forced union state. "This is not a Republican or Democrat or liberal or conservative issue. If you care about education you need to be concerned about the teachers' unions."
San Diego, CA - July 2009 - Earlier this summer in San Diego , on the last day of the yearly National Education Association Convention, its outgoing general counsel, Bob Chanin , gave a speech for the ages. For the first part of his 25 minute speech, Mr. Chanin was pleasant enough, recalling with fondness his 41 years as NEA's top lawyer. But at the 15:30 mark, he switched gears and started lobbing grenades at perceived NEA enemies who he deemed "conservative and right wing bastards." Please click here.
Springfield, VA - July 2009 - Bob Chanin (annotated) - The always helpful folks at the National Right to Work Foundation were kind enough to provide a translation of certain parts of Mr. Chanin's farewell speech. To get a lesson in " Unionese," please go here.
Los Angeles, CA - May 2008 - several CTEN members participated in a short video produced by the Center for Union Facts . To see The Truth About Teachers Unions , go here.
Olympia, WA - 2008 - The Evergreen Freedom Foundation produced Flunked , a movie which has a short scene with charter operator Ben Chavis . He explains his problems with the California Teachers Association and with Barbara Kerr, its president when the movie was filmed. To watch the video, please go here.
Sacramento, CA - September 2005 - The National Right to Work Foundation held a press conference after the California Teachers Association suddenly raised teachers' dues in an attempt to defeat several ballot initiatives. The union, which felt that their voices might be silenced if the initiatives passed, had no qualms about silencing everyone else. The video is in two parts - here and here.