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Posted July 10, 2014 in the News

Charter school educators unionize to stand strong for students

“Being united helps teachers to become stronger advocates for our students. We will strive to provide them with the necessary tools they need to become successful global learners prepared

Posted June 20, 2014 in the News

Vergara: An attack on teachers, schools, students

Corporate education reform hucksters, school privatization advocates, and anti-labor forces are claiming victory for a judge’s misguided decision that will hurt students and our schools.

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Posted July 07, 2014 in the News

For Vergara Ruling on Teachers, Big Questions Loom

In the annals of education-equity cases, the decision in Vergara v. California was nothing less than a bombshell.

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Posted June 09, 2014 in the News

Cancer claims Salinas educator at age 56

Cynthia Peña, an award-winning Salinas educator, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer. She was 56.

Posted July 08, 2014 in CCA Advocate

Legislation stabilizes retirement funding

Preserving CalSTRS is the goal

In order to preserve CalSTRS, the state’s teacher retirement system, California educators – including community college faculty – will be called...

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Posted July 08, 2014 in CCA Advocate

CCA gets its strength from you

Let’s remember all we’ve accomplished

By Lynette Nyaggah, CCA President

As our academic year ends, I want to express my thanks to all those who supported CCA over...

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Posted July 08, 2014 in CCA Advocate

Canyons chapter looks to develop more diverse faculty through NEA grant

Funding will create pipeline into teaching 

A dramatic transformation in demographics has occurred at College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita during the past 40 years. During that time,...

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Posted July 08, 2014 in CCA Advocate

Faculty reveal best advice they ever got

Many continue to take it to heart

Ah, commencement. That time when advice is given, degrees bestowed, honor students acknowledged and faculty thanked. We thought we’d ask faculty to send...

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Posted July 08, 2014 in CCA Advocate

Cal Casualty lowers rates for CTA members

One of the benefits of CTA membership

There are many benefits to membership in the California Teachers Association and National Education Association. One of the most popular programs is California...

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Posted July 08, 2014 in CCA Advocate

Former inmate turns activist on campus

Gavilan student starts support group

George Luna was always an activist. It just took him almost 50 years and several stints in San Quentin, Folsom and Susanville state prisons to figure it...

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