Category: Advocacy

Inmate Education Program: Everyone Deserves a Second Chance

CCA Task Force Makes Sure Faculty are Safe and Secure The CCA Inmate Education Task Force started last spring when it became clear that many colleges had no contract language addressing the working conditions of faculty who teach in prison programs. “Our charge was to develop model contract language for local chapters to negotiate if

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CCA Response to the Governors Proposed Budget for Community Colleges

Community College Association (CCA) President Lynette Nyaggah released the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s community colleges budget proposal, which includes a $246 million (7 percent) increase in Proposition 98 funding. “Governor Newsom has provided a strong community college budget with significant pension cost relief to districts. I am hopeful this means community college districts

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CCA Winter Conference 2019 Registration now OPEN!

Registration is now open See important hotel information below.  The DoubleTree is SOLD OUT. Instructions for reserving a room at the overflow hotel that is CCA Approved are detailed below. Reimbursement is contingent upon reserving a room at the hotel listed below. Download the Conference Brochure to view and share with members of your association

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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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