CFA Headlines • November 5, 2014

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Labor candidates sweep state constitutional offices

Many CFA-endorsed candidates did well this election season, with Tom Torlakson securing another four years as Superintendent of Public Instruction, Betty Yee winning the seat for state controller and Dr. Richard Pan beating long-time Assemblyman Roger Dickinson in the race for state Senate.


CFHE to hold 8th National Gathering
January 2015

The Campaign for the Future of Higher Education is holding its Eighth National Gathering in Los Angeles in January.

The meeting, hosted by CFA, will include panels that examine forms of privatization within education (including K-12 schools). In addition, faculty and members of the United Workers’ Congress will discuss the politics of contingent, part-time labor in and outside the academy.


Links of the Week

The most expensive political contest in California is for an office nobody’s heard of


On Tuesday, California may not have a suspenseful governor’s race, but the contest for an obscure state education post has attracted an astonishing amount of outside money and turned into a high-stakes test run for the 2016 presidential campaign.

Missing Minority Ph.D.s