Published in the March 26, 2016 Santa Maria Times. Activate Labor For Justice was the theme of the 74th annual California Federation of Teachers Convention in San Francisco. While there was a great deal of rain coming down outside, it did not dampen the spirit or the enthusiasm of the more than 600 delegates, staff […]

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Published in the Feb 25, 2016 Santa Maria Times. When did the Vietnam War begin? When did it end? What was a search-and-destroy mission? How many Americans died in Vietnam? Why was the war fought? These are some of the questions I ask my students at Allan Hancock College in a special quiz. I often […]

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Read the President’s Letter February-March 2016 where Mark discusses the 2016 CFT Convention. The PFA was honored with six awards, which included a First Place in the category Best Bulletin Series for Mark’s President’s Letters. Mark also, among other subjects, covers evaluations, unemployment benefits, and new amounts for Death and Dismemberment Insurance available to AFT […]

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