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Posted June 26, 2014 in Site Pages

Contacting a Lawmaker Really Does Matter!

Contacting a Lawmaker Really Does Matter!

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Posted December 07, 2012 in California Educator


How a member’s bright idea became a law

The process (click for infographic)

“When the governor signed SB 1291, it was cool to know I made a difference,” says Elk Grove Education Association member Alexandra Condon. “It felt patriotic. But I could never have...

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Posted September 12, 2014 in Site Pages

Facts about California's Parent Trigger Law

California’s Parent Empowerment Act (“Parent Trigger”) is a law that allows parents at a school site or from feeder sites who meet a 50% petition signature threshold to force one of five reform options...

Posted October 18, 2011 in California Educator

Anti-bullying bills signed into law

With Gov. Jerry Brown’s signing of two new laws aimed at the prevention of bullying, California schools have taken a step closer to providing a safe environment for all students.

The governor...

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Posted July 26, 2011 in the Blog

California Dream Act signed into law

Calling it “an investment in people”, this week Governor Brown fulfilled one of his campaign promises and signed AB 130, part of the California Dream Act, allowing undocumented college students to apply...

Posted February 24, 2014 in Site Pages

Vergara Lawsuit Update: State and CTA to Begin Presenting Case in Court

Vergara Lawsuit Update: State and CTA to Begin Presenting Case in Court

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Posted April 10, 2013 in the Blog

At PPIC Forum: Lawmaker, Educators Urge State to Provide Public Schools with Adequate Funding

(Photo above) During a Tuesday forum on the governor’s budget proposal in Sacramento hosted by the Public Policy Institute of California, Assembly Education Chair Joan Buchanan (D-ALAMO) talks width...

Posted February 07, 2014 in the Blog

Police Officer Seeks Truth: False Claims Tinge Reed Pension Lawsuit

Leave it to a trained investigator to run down the truth behind false claims. 

In an incisive op-ed,  Jim Unland, the president of the San Jose Police Officers’ Association, takes on claims by San Jose Mayor Cha...

Posted September 03, 2014 in the Blog

Educators Appeal Meritless Vergara Lawsuit, Say Ruling Hurts Students and Teachers

The organizations representing more than 400,000 California educators today filed an appeal of L.A. Superior Court Rudy Treu’s meritless ruling in Vergara v. State of California.

The notice of appeal filed by CTA and the California Federation of T...

Posted February 06, 2014 in the Blog

Assembly Member Bonilla Highlights Anniversary of Anti-discrimination Law

On the eve of the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics, Assembly Member Susan Bonilla (D-Concord) helped celebrate the Feb. 5 commemoration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day and the 42nd...

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