California Faculty, Teachers, and Allied Labor Groups Unify in Opposition to California Senate Bill 520, an Attempt to Mandate Legislatively the Privatization of the Curriculum

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This letter has been endorsed by the following faculty groups: the California Faculty Association, the Faculty Association of California Community Colleges, the California Community College Independents, the California Federation of Teachers, the California Teachers Association, the California School Employees Association, the California Labor Federation, SEIU California, and USW 5810.

April 18, 2013

The Honorable Darrell Steinberg

President Pro Tem

California State Senate

State Capitol, Room 205

Sacramento, California 95814-4900

SUBJECT:    SB 520 (Steinberg) as amended on April 17, 2013

POSITION:   Oppose

Dear Senator Steinberg:

On behalf of the faculty, staff and labor organizations of the University of California (UC), California State University (CSU) and California Community Colleges (CCC) representing the 145 public higher education institutions in California, we write to express our strong opposition to SB 520. While we appreciate the opportunity to have an open dialogue about our concerns regarding SB 520 and the adoption of your recent…

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