California Teacher, September-October 2013

October 2013
Volume 67, Number 1  
In this issue...

UP FRONT
  • Affordable Care Act: Enroll now for health insurance through Covered California
  • Successful legislative year lands bills on the governor’s desk
  • Dawn of new era for K-12 education funding
  • 2013-14 budget year: Highlights by division of education
  • First Person: AFL-CIO forges new blueprint for labor’s growing alliance with community groups
  • Organizing: Instructors unionize at chiropractic college, El Camino College police officers join AFT
  • Past President Raoul Teilhet dies
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FEATURES
  • Research Department analysis remains strong
  • Continuing college students awarded CFT scholarships
 
PRE-K AND K-12

CLASSIFIED
FAQ: What paraprofessionals need to know about the Common Core

COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Pressure grows for secretive accrediting commission to be fair
 
UNIVERSITY
New book makes the case for free public higher education

LOCAL WIRE
  • Local 1078: Ravitch inspires in Berkeley…
  • Locals 1521, 1936, 6192: Activists learning the ropes at AFT political training…
  • Local 1020: Smaller classes matter in Salinas…
  • Local 6525: Pasadena classified are backbone of the college…
 
RANK & FILES

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Convention 2016
Everything you need to navigate CFT Convention 
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Friedrichs v. CTA 
'Friedrichs' another blow by 1% against unions in court 
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Building Power
Say yes to making our union stronger 
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NEW ON CFT.ORG

CFT Communications Awards: Deadline to enter extended to January 29
Convention 2016: Activate Labor for Justice
Register now for the Legal Rights Training for Local Leaders
Politics & Policy Summit 2016 at the CFT Leadership Conference
Recipients of CFT scholarships for continuing college students
Pechthalt op-ed: Teachers deserve better treatment
News story: Judge dismisses Bain vs. CTA lawsuit
Member flyers for 2016 union scholarship programs
Order a Pocket Calendar for the new academic year

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