January 31, 2014 - National School Choice Week train Larry Sand talks with Andrew Campanella, Lisa Keegan, Lance Izumi and Lisa Snell about school choice.
October 22, 2013 - Fox News CTEN board member Rebecca Friedrichs talks to Mike Huckabee about a lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of laws that allow teachers unions to collect fees from teachers who don’t want to be members.
March 2013 - Mountain View, CA - CTEN president Larry Sand taped a program called “The Right Side” which aired in northern California in March and is now available here.
March 2013 - Mountain View, CA - 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.
February 8, 2012 - KOCE, Orange County - SoCaL Insider with Rick Reiff Why are LA Schools Getting a Failing Grade? Larry Sand and a local union leader discuss various education issues.
February 7, 2012 - KNBC Channel 4 News, Los Angeles Larry Sand is interviewed about how difficult it is to fire bad teachers.
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
December 2, 2011 - CA State Americans For Prosperity Director David Spady mentions Larry Sand in a video which deals with the difficulty in trying to get rid of bad teachers.
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
August 17, 2010 - Filmmaker Bob Bowdon (The Cartel) mentions CTEN on Fox Business News.
March 2010 - New York, NY - 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.
October 2009 - Antelope Valley, CA - 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."
July 2009 - San Diego, CA - 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.
July 2009 - Springfield, VA - 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.
March 13, 2009 - KCBS Channel 2 News and KCAL Channel 9 News, Los Angeles
Larry Sand is interviewed about state budget cuts to education.
October 1, 2008 Center for Union Facts - The Truth About Teachers Unions is released.
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.
2008 - Olympia, WA - 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.
September 2005 - Sacramento, CA - 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.