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Gov. Brown Vows To Start Debate Over Teacher Pensions

In Gov. Jerry Brown’s promise to start paying off California’s massive liabilities, the largest single unfunded debt will not be seeing any additional pay-down in the coming fiscal year.

01/11/2014

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Bill Eases Path For Firing Teachers For Misconduct

The state Senate has passed a bill intended to speed and streamline the process for dismissing teachers accused of misconduct, despite the opinion of some that the measure should be improved, possibly next year.

09/12/2013

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Stanislaus County Teachers Face Double-Digit Salary Cuts In Order To Pay District Debt

Denair Unified School District in Stanislaus County is deep in debt, and now the district is proposing big cuts to teachers’ salaries as a way out.

09/06/2013

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Special Ed Teachers In Yuba City Suing School District Over Large Workload

Special education teachers are suing a local school district, claiming their workload is simply too high.

02/25/2013

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Digital Debate: Teamster’s Hoffa & Amway Heir DeVos: Clash Over Unions!

James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.

10/29/2012

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CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

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CBS Local Presidential Forum: Debating Cities and Education

When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.

10/11/2012

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Students And Educators Happy About New School Attendance Push

Educators across the nation are using wake-up calls recorded by celebrities, weekend make-up classes and other creative strategies to convince students and parents that regular attendance matters — and not just for grades and achievement.

09/03/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite School Teacher?

08/27/2012

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Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

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Fire The Teachers, The Cops And The Firefighters?

Remember when Republicans praised first responders? Remember when Republicans where Leaving No Child Behind? There was a time, not so long ago, when the people who kept us safe and the people who educated our […]

06/12/2012

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California Lawsuit Attacks Teacher Employment Rules

Seven California schoolchildren are suing the state in an attempt to overturn five laws that they say protect bad teachers, leading to disproportionately low academic achievement among poor, minority students.

05/15/2012

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