I want to make a note that this was posted last night at Daily Kos before the announcement that the strike was over. Â It was in response to a post over at Red County and an attempt as a parent…
by Editorial Staff • • 1 Comment
“It is the courage and determination of CUEA members on the picket lines and the thousands of supportive district parents and community members that resulted in the tentative contract agreement with the CUSD Board of Education,” said CUEA President Vicki Soderberg.
by Heather Pritchard • • 4 Comments
The district is working, the teachers are the reason why our schools are competitive and the students are high achievers as well as passionately involved parents. Pacific Research Institute would like you to think otherwise, that communities like Capo are dysfunctional.
by Heather Pritchard • • 1 Comment
I’ve been writing about Capistrano Unified School District and the struggles with our current Board of Trustees. The teachers went on strike Thursday even as talks began regarding the contract imposed by the CUSD Board of Trustees.
The details are important because they seem to be getting lost in translation between the media, the administration, the union and the parents. The issue is that Teachers are willing to take pay cuts, they just don’t want them to be permanent. There are other issues as well, which I’ve written about but the real issue is the board, who funded their race and the ultimate goal of a number of organizations to privatize our public education system.
Orange County Labor Federation Passes Resolution in Support of Capistrano Unified Education Association Strike
by Chris Prevatt • • 1 Comment
Thursday night, April 22nd, the Orange County Labor Federation passed a unanimous resolution in support of the Capistrano Unified Education Association (CUEA, the teachers’ union) strike in the Capistrano Unified School District. Whereas the teachers in the Capistrano School District…
Public Education Under Fire – Capistrano Unified Teachers’ Strike Starts Tomorrow – What Parents Can Do
by Heather Pritchard • • 9 Comments
There was a teacher strikeÂ reprieve two days ago when this release came out: “Capistrano Teachers Issue Bargaining Proposal Designed to Prevent Strike.” The teachers’ position in their battle with the CUSD Board of Trustees has been rather simple. Â Cuts need…
by Heather Pritchard • • 2 Comments
Our Public School System is under attack, not just in Florida or San Diego but in Orange County as well. There are experiments happening all over the US to test exactly what the best means would be to destroy our public schools and right now, the easiest seems to be from the inside out.