Weeks after Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 19, which waives fees for first-time freshmen at California community colleges, officials in the Los Rios Community College District are wondering where the money will come to pay for the tuition breaks.
Sacramento City Unified School District and teachers union officials worked on contract details Tuesday, a day after reaching a deal that avoided a strike that would have affected 43,000 students this week.
The Sacramento City Unified School District and its teachers union hammered out an agreement over the weekend with the help of Mayor Darrell Steinberg. The deal gives teachers up to an 11 percent raise over the three-year contract.
The Sacramento City Unified School District has asked a state labor board to block a teacher strike planned for Wednesday as tensions mount between district leaders and the 2,800-member Sacramento City Teachers Association.
Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg has offered to mediate as the Sacramento City Unified School District teachers threaten to strike on Wednesday. The labor union representing teachers says it is preparing to strike for the first time since 1989.