Category: In the News

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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Modesto Junior College and Columbia Faculty Schedule a Strike for November 27-28

Instructors at Modesto Junior College and Columbia College near Sonora will strike Nov. 27 and 28 to protest what faculty calls unfair labor practices by their bosses at the Yosemite Community College District. District administrators have said classes will not be canceled for 25,000 students at both campuses. The classes, labs and online courses presumably

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Bay Area School Board Member, Educators, Community Leaders & NAACP Denounce New TV Ads Supporting Marshall Tuck for SPI

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

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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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