Sep-Oct 2013
Volume 67, Number 1

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In this issue…

UP FRONT

Lessons from Latin America: Reclaiming public education requires powerful fight back

ALL-UNION NEWS

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

FEATURES

A Tale of Hope and Caution: How three Latin American nations are defending public education

AROUND CFT

  • Research Department analysis remains strong
  • Continuing college students awarded CFT scholarships

 PRE-K AND K-12

A year of transition: Preparing for the Common Core standards

SMARTER Balanced Assessments: What you need to know about the new testing system

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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