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Educators Advocate and Organize For Big Wins!

  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.

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NEA President: Kavanaugh Is a Poor Choice for Students

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

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CCA President responds to Janus ruling

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,

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Merced College Faculty, Dos Palos/Oro Loma K-12 teachers support each other on education!

MERCED COLLEGE FACULTY ASSOCIATION (MCFA) President Patrick Mitchell and Dos Palos Oro Loma Teachers Association (DPOLTA) President Marty Thompson understand the importance of electing quality citizens to local boards of education.  Their two unions are linked by geography and by necessity, and they share resources, such as their CTA staff person, Paul Chambers. They discovered

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