California Federation of Teachers
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.
The fight to keep City College of San Francisco open continued Thursday in a local courtroom where attorneys argued that the practices a regional commission used in deciding to revoke the school’s accreditation do not amount to proper due process.
The city of San Francisco and a teacher’s union both asked a Superior Court judge on Monday for a preliminary injunction blocking the revocation of accreditation of City College of San Francisco in July.
The Legislative Analyst’s Office is forecasting that a compromise tax measure for the November ballot would generate about $2.2 billion less in the first year than estimates by Gov. Jerry Brown’s Department of Finance.
Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached a deal with a rival group to combine forces on a November ballot initiative seeking to raise taxes.
It appears increasingly likely that Gov. Jerry Brown will have competition in November when he asks California voters to raise taxes.