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Posted June 16, 2014 in the News

Bizarre ruling on tenure: Opposing view

The ruling by a Los Angeles judge in Vergara v. California is a bizarre development in the ongoing anti-teacher campaign funded by wealthy individuals trying to twist education policies

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Posted July 17, 2014 in the News

Silicon Valley Sees Gold in Corporate-Driven School Reforms

When Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu struck down the tenure rights of the state’s public school teachers last month in Vergara v.

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Posted June 21, 2014 in the News

Attacking teachers’ professional rights hurts schools

The recent landmark ruling on teacher tenure found that state laws giving teachers strong lifetime employment protections after less than two years on the job has resulted in a school system that denies...

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Posted June 12, 2014 in Press Releases

Legislation to Streamline Teacher Dismissal Process Headed to Governor’s Desk

AB 215 passes unanimously out of Senate and Assembly

SACRAMENTO – Legislation to streamline the teacher dismissal process, AB 215 by...

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Posted June 24, 2014 in Press Releases

Educators Applaud Governor for Signing Bill to Streamline Teacher Dismissal Process while Keeping Students Safe

SACRAMENTO – Educators applauded the governor’s signing of legislation today – AB 215 by Assembly Member Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) – that updates and streamlines California’s teacher discipline and dismissal process, sa...

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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 30, 2014 in Press Releases

California’s Educators Resolve to Stand Strong After Supreme Court Decision Impacts Union Membership of Illinois Healthcare Workers

BURLINGAME – CTA President Dean E. Vogel, on behalf of 325,000 educators in California, issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that eight Illinois home healthcare...

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Posted June 10, 2014 in Press Releases

California Educators and State of California to Appeal Judge’s Ruling in Vergara v. State of California

LOS ANGELES—California’s educators are disappointed by the judge’s decision in the Vergara v. State of California lawsuit as it hurts students and educators. From...

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Posted July 27, 2014 in the News

Why public education needs teachers unions

There have been many assertions made over time about the negative effects of teachers unions on student performance. A number of states have moved legislatively to curtail the collective .

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Posted June 30, 2014 in Press Releases

NEA President: Supreme Court silences voices of working families


Harris v. Quinn ruling creates uncertainty, instability for economic prosperity

WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court of the United States today struck another blow...

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