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Supreme Court To Take Up OC Teacher’s Dispute Over Union Fees

The Supreme Court will consider limiting the power of government employee unions to collect fees from non-members in a case that labor officials say could threaten membership and further weaken union clout.


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State Superintendent’s Race Features Differing Visions For Schools

The future direction of California’s public schools will be decided in the Nov. 4 race for state superintendent of public instruction, which pits incumbent Tom Torlakson against challenger Marshall Tuck.


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California Teacher Unions Appeal Tenure Ruling

California’s powerful teachers unions fought back Wednesday against a court ruling that struck down state laws on tenure and job protection for their 400,000 members, less than a week after Gov. Jerry Brown filed his own appeal.


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Brown Vetoes ‘Imperfect’ Teacher Discipline Bill

Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed what he calls an “imperfect” union-backed bill intended to streamline the dismissal of teachers accused of misconduct.


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Fewer Calif. Schools Meeting Performance Targets

Fewer public schools at all grade levels met state and federal benchmarks that are used to evaluate how well schools educate youngsters.


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2 Dozen Teachers Arrested During Protest At State Capitol

More than two dozen California teachers, including the president of the state’s largest teachers union, were arrested at the state Capitol Thursday night as part of a protest over education funding in the state budget.


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Parents, Teachers Push Tax Hikes To Fund Public Schools

Parents are joining teachers in their week-long series of protests, demanding that state lawmakers make sure public schools are adequately funded.


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California Teachers Begin Week-Long Budget Protest

Thousands of teachers are expected to stage rallies throughout California this week over concerns that the state’s budget deficit will lead to deep spending cuts to public schools.


La Habra teachers say the district has barred them from the classroom unless they agree to forfeit pay. (credit: CBS)

Last-Minute Hitch Keeps La Habra Teachers Out Of Classrooms

Teachers in the La Habra City School District returned to work Tuesday after a four-day strike, but were turned away until they signed a form, which is being evaluated by union attorneys, a union representative said.


This parent kept his children home from school while teachers strike in La Habra. (credit: CBS)

La Habra Teachers Return To Picket Line

La Habra teachers will return to the picket lines Monday, protesting cuts to pay and health benefits that school district officials want to make permanent.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/13/2010