Tuck’s Allies Resort to Dirty, Trump-Like Politics to Smear Opponent Tony Thurmond BURLINGAME – As the three-week countdown to Election Day intensifies, independent backers of Superintendent of Public Instruction (SPI) candidate Marshall Tuck are resorting to dirty, Trump-like politics, spreading distortions about his opponent in television ads throughout the state. West Contra Costa Unified School Board Member
Hello Fall Conference Attendees. Unfortunately, CCA has canceled the upcoming conference on Oct 12th-14th. The Operating Engineers Local 39 union members that work at the DoubleTree in San Jose are on strike and we cannot in good conscience stay at a hotel and cross a picket line. We are standing in Solidarity with the OE Local 39
On October 3rd CTA President Eric Heins, and many other educators, rallied at the capital in Sacramento to voice their concerns and warn about the consequences of Proposition 5. “Even though we have had a good strong rebuilding of schools, we are still 44th in per pupil spending compared the rest of the country, and
On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 CCA and CTA educators across California donned red shirts and clothing. Each and every educator wearing red wore it in solidarity with their colleagues across the state in support of education and their students. To view some pictures commemorating the day, check out CCA’s Facebook page and click on the photos
John S. McCain, the proud naval aviator who climbed from depths of despair as a prisoner of war in Vietnam to pinnacles of power as a Republican congressman and senator from Arizona and a two-time contender for the presidency, died on Saturday at his home in Arizona. He was 81. According to a statement from
Less than a month after he won a Supreme Court case to preserve his First Amendment rights as a state worker not to pay union fees, Mark Janus has announced he’s quitting his job for a position with the conservative think tank that helped bankroll his case. Janus will start Aug. 1 with the Illinois
From West Virginia, Oklahoma, and Kentucky to Colorado and Arizona, educators took to the streets last spring to rally for adequate K–12 funding, properly equipped classrooms, better wages, and stronger public schools. And in all sorts of other places, they’re winning victories that serve students, create stronger public schools, and strengthen the education profession.
Visit NEA’s Legislative Action Center to oppose Kavanaugh’s nomination. If confirmed, Kavanaugh could play the deciding role on Court decisions that include whether it’s constitutional to divert taxpayers’ money to pay for private schools; whether educators have a voice on the job in advocating for themselves and for their students; and whether all Americans, including children
Our freedom to join together in strong unions to speak up for ourselves, our families and our communities was diminished today with the Supreme Court decision in Janus v. AFSCME. Despite this decision, however, we will continue to fight for what’s right for the students and faculty of our community colleges. We have an important mission in CCA. We have advocated strongly for our open-access community college system, for faculty rights,
The CCA Spring Conference focused on Advocacy with hints of The Day of the Teacher Superpower photos and spotlighted CCA WHO Awards recipients who were recognized for making a difference for students, instructors, and community colleges. Read your May 2018 issue of The Advocate.