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Berkeley teachers rally; demand raise, new contract
Hundreds of teachers, parents, staff, and students marched through the streets of Berkeley, demanding higher wages and a new contract for educators on Wednesday.
"We're working on an expired contract. We didn't settle. We didn't get to an agreement last spring, so here we are, trying to get our needs met. [We're] trying to do what's right for our students," said President of Berkeley Federation of Teachers (BFT) Matt Meyer.
BFT is the union that represents the 900 educators, counselors, and psychologists. The union is asking for more special education staffing, a 5.75% raise for the current school year, and a similar amount for the 2020-2021 year.Read the full article
No truce: Trump keeps up feud with California during visit
By KEVIN FREKING and MICHAEL R. BLOOD Associated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- President Donald Trump remains on a war footing. With California.
Trump's primary mission during his two-day visit to the state was to raise millions from wealthy Republicans. But he also made a point of deriding the state's handling of its homeless crisis, and on Wednesday, he issued a long-expected challenge to California's authority to reduce car emissions.Read the full article
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