California Teacher, Nov-Dec 2015

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Nov-Dec 2015
Volume 69, Number 2 
In this issue...

UP FRONT
The Education Californians Deserve campaign envisions a better future

ALL-UNION NEWS
  • U.S. Supreme Court to hear Freidrichs case in January
  • CFT and allies work together to extend Proposition 30
  • January 1 ushers in new laws for educators 
  • Educators victorious in school and college board elections
    • Cabrillo lecturer running for State Assembly
    • CFT endorses Kamala Harris for U.S. Senate
 
FEATURES 
  • Building Our Power: Hundreds of part-timers in Los Angeles colleges sign up to become union members
  • Commemorating 40 years of collective bargaining: The difference one law makes for teachers and classified employees
  • Inequality for part-time faculty harms students, our communities
 
AROUND CFT
 
PRE-K AND K-12
Los Angeles teachers stand up to billionaire school bully

CLASSIFIED
Three staff named Members of the Year

COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Straight Outta Compton: Time for disaccreditation to go

UNIVERSITY
Lecturer brings reality of contingent work to bargaining table
 
LOCAL WIRE
  • Local 1986: It’s a rap…
  • Local 2030: We love community schools…
  • Local 1985: Right retirement…
  • Local 1273: Winning formula…
  • UC-AFT: Rolling rally…

RANK & FILES