In Other News…

Calaveras Teachers Strike: The Calaveras Unified Educators Association won a tentative agreement on their contract this week after a four-day strike. The action came after nearly two years of bargaining. It is a small union of about 140 teachers, and CFA stepped up to assist with a donation to the union’s hardship fund and with tweets and Facebook posts of support. CFA issued a statement today congratulating them. ¡Viva La Huelga!

Dreamers still need you to send postcards to Congress: The National Education Association’s action to pass the American Dream Act 2017 in support of the DACA-mented on our academic communities continues this week. See details in last week’s Headlines, click here to send a postcard and to learn how to call your representatives in Congress.