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CAMPAIGN 2012 have accepted three non-student fur- lough days. Even with the passage of the initiative in November, the Capistrano Unified School District will implement five more student furlough days and three non-student days. If it fails, there will be another 10 furlough days on top of the eight imple- mented. "It will be Vicki Soderberg will have more students in our class- rooms, less pay, and less time to teach," Soderberg says. Soderberg says CUEA members have difficult on our teachers because they are already working as hard as they can. If the initiative doesn't pass, we we used to. The Brown initiative is a modest way of doing that." Bradley Reynolds, who teaches his- tory at CSU Northridge and College of the Canyons, where he is a member of the faculty association, is also a Repub- lican who is supporting the governor's tax proposal. "My personal interest is Public Safety Protection Act. In fact, the CTA-affiliated Community College Association plans to launch an outreach campaign to both faculty and students who are voting age. Reynolds would like to been willing to accept their share of cuts, "but we need the public to do their share. We need to support our schools the way with the college, and I see students being hurt by budget cuts," he says. "Courses have been cut, the size of classes has increased, and they won't let professors add students to a class, even if they wanted to. There are a lot of students out there who can't finish community college in two years or CSU in four years because they can't get the classes they need. I think it's terrible that our students can't afford college and that they are going into debt to get an education." For those reasons, Reynolds will work to pass the Schools and Local KNOW ON THE GO Stay connected and in the know about what's going on for Campaign 2012 by visiting the new CTA Campaign website at JOIN THE CONVERSATION. This election cycle, join in the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. We even developed THIS simplified mobile-friendly version just for you. It's easy to set up. Just visit from your phone Internet browser. CAMPAIGN 2012 Then click on THIS Campaign logo on the top right of the homepage. Your phone will do the rest. 26 California Educator June/July 2012 Like these pages on Facebook California Teachers Association Stop Special Exemptions see less government and fewer taxes, but he maintains the governor's initiative is well-crafted in a way of pro- viding minimum taxation. "I believe that if there is Bradley Reynolds important for Republicans to put up a fight to limit taxes, and I think Demo- crats have to look at limiting spending. But it's a mess right now, and they are going to have to work together. Both sides are going to have to give." any place the government should play a role, it's in providing education, because education is the basis of our democracy. I do think it's By Dina Martin Follow us on Twitter @CATeachersAssoc @StopExemptions Learn Share Vote

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