Sep-Oct 2012
Volume 66, Number 1

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In this issue…

UP FRONT

Chicago strike models winning political strategy for California election victory

ALL-UNION NEWS

Yes on Prop. 30: Tax the wealthy to raise money for schools and colleges

Get union endorsements fast using the Voter eGuide on your phone or computer

No on Prop. 32: Don’t let billionaires take away our voice

CFT recommendations on state ballot propositions

Compare the presidential candidates on education and workplace issues

Progressive candidates endorsed by CFT

FEATURES

Reflection from the frontlines of the Chicago Teachers Union strike

Skyrocketing student debt clouds lives and futures

New employees to face reduced retirement benefits

At-A-Glance: What the new law means to CalSTRS members (download pdf)

Brown signs bill to improve reporting for adjuncts

AROUND CFT

  • California stands strong at AFT Convention 
  • CFT sweeps communications awards, California Teacher takes AFT’s best of show
  • Ulstad joins CFT staff as political organizer
  • CFT President wins “Courage for Justice” award
  • Continuing college students awarded CFT Raoul Teilhet scholarships

PRE-K AND K-12

Legislature fails to pass meaningful teacher evaluation bill

The way forward: Greatness by Design

CLASSIFIED

Pasadena support staff gain power, respect with AFT

Two new laws bring improvements for classified

COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Community stands with beloved City College of San Francisco

UNIVERSITY

Tonkovich teaches and organizes with humor, joy and irony

LOCAL WIRE

Early Childhood Federation gives backpacks to students…
Hastings Law school librarians choose AFT…
Santa Cruz voters say big YES! to schools…
San Mateo college faculty wow factfinders…

RANK & FILES

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