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Fighting the Good Fight: Educators Help Elect Pro-student, Pro-teacher Candidates

(Above from l.) Sacramento County Board of Education Member Harold Fong (l.) and Sacramento Educator Robert Lynch exult Tuesday night after pundits call Fong the winner in his bid for re-election. Educators worked hard to re-elect Fong.

(At left) Fong thanks Sacramento Teacher Scott Smith and other educators during a victory speech on election night. Educators and parents walked precincts and talked to voters in person and by phone to help Fong prevail.

The June primary election was a prelude to the high-stakes November general election, where voters will decide whether to approve Gov. Jerry Brown's revenue initiative that would implement temporary taxes to stave off another $5.5 billion in devastating cuts to public education.

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