CTA Disaster Relief Fund for Recent Fires

CTA Disaster Relief Fund for Recent Fires   Our hearts and thoughts go out to the students, educators and families impacted by the wildfires raging in northern and southern California. With more than 30,000 acres burning in the Blue Cut fire in southern California, 82,000 people have been evacuated and displaced. While there is now…

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California Community Colleges Start Fall 2016 With Improved Transfer Pathways

COMMUNITY COLLEGE CHANCELLOR’S OFFICE PRESS RELEASE August 22, 2016 Contact: Paige Marlatt Dorr Office: 916.327.5356 Cell: 916.601.8005 Office E-mail: pdorr@cccco.edu California Community Colleges Start Fall 2016 With Improved Transfer Pathways, Bachelor’s Degree Programs at 10 Colleges and More Partnerships That Enhance College Affordability SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California’s community colleges are welcoming students this fall term…

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Yes on Prop. 55 Launches First TV Ad

Yes on 55 Reminds Californians of Why We Can’t Go Back to Deep Cuts to Education SACRAMENTO – The Yes on Prop. 55 campaign today released its first 30-second ad, “Can’t Go Back,” reminding Californians of the devastating cuts made to education during the Great Recession and describing how Proposition 55 will keep us from…

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Adjuncts Make Less Than Pet Sitters

by Lee Hall   Like most university teachers today, I am a low-paid contract worker. Now and then, a friend will ask: “Have you tried dog-walking on the side?” I have. Pet care, I can reveal, takes massive attention, energy and driving time. I’m friends with a full-time, professionally employed pet-sitter who’s done it for…

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Coast CCA Endorses Trustee Prinsky

Coast CCA has endorsed Trustee Lorraine Prinsky in the upcoming election. Dr. Prinsky has pointed out that she was the only Board member who voted for parity pay for adjunct faculty.  She worked with Assembly Member Medina on AB1690.  She has spoken up at Board meetings about how she thinks that adjunct faculty are treated like…

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