Tag Archives: The California Teachers Association

What the University of the Pacific needs in a new president

by Cherylann Block Sabraw (School of Education, 1972) Although I broke my father’s heart when I transferred from USC to the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, my decision to attend this small liberal arts gem in California’s Central … Continue reading

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Agency fee may go to the guillotine

by cheri sabraw Here is the leader in a Los Angeles Times op-ed concerning the United States’ Supreme Court’s taking up a case this week called Janus vs. AFSCME. “For 40 years, right-wing activists and fronts for the 1% have … Continue reading

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The Atlanta Teachers’ Onion, then and now

by cheri block Reading this morning about the teachers’ union in Atlanta, Georgia, blaming its conspiratorial cheating on the tests, as if tests were life forms, reminded me of why I abhor the teachers’ union: it is a bureaucratic agency … Continue reading

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