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Grassroots Efforts Help Defeat CTA-Opposed Bill to Shorten Layoff Notice

Sen. Bob Huff (at podium) and Sacramento Educator David Fisher testify in the Senate Education Committee Wed. morning during the panel’s consideration of the CTA-opposed bill by the Senator.

Responding to communications from educators around the state, members of the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday defeated a CTA-opposed bill that would have given certificated educators less time to find new jobs when layoffs are threatened.

SB 559, by Sen. Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar), would have allowed districts to send out preliminary notices before May 15, compared to the current March 15 deadline.  The bill would have delayed the current final notification deadline from May 15 to June 15.

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