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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2017 program now open
Scholarship available to dependents of members
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Help pass Prop 55
All hands on deck to keep our schools and colleges funded
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Vergara front page

Supreme Court: Vergara over
Baseless lawsuit denied further life
Read more....

NEW ON CFT.ORG

Endorsements: Find CFT's positions for November
Prop 55 toolkit: Everything you need to help pass Prop 55
RFP deadline: For new classified employee credentialing 
Classified Conference: Register now to attend Oct. 7-9 conference
Legislative Update: CFT has banner year for legislative action
Union scholarships: Flyers announce 2017 member benefits
What's up with ACCJC?
Classified Insider: Union legislation helps classifieds become teachers

  CALENDAR  

Sep 23

Division Councils

Sep 24

Committees

Sep 24

State Council