The bill would mandate coaching for ineffective teachers and make it easier to fire them.
Teacher tenure, layoff and firing statutes are at stake.
At stake is the ability of the CTA and public employee unions to charge mandatory fees.
State laws defining teacher tenure, layoffs by seniority and dismissal procedures are at stake.
Money from the tax extension would be subject to the rainy day fund.
The teachers in Friedrichs lawsuit claim mandatory fees violate their rights.
Arguments begin in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association.
The groups disagreed over a proposed compromise.
The bill sets a higher limit and exempts small districts from the current cap.
Friedrichs v. CTA threatens financial strength and clout of public-employee unions.
Memo drops unequivocal restrictions on money intended for high-needs students.
Law imposes barrier to using funds aimed for poor kids and English learners.
Current law limits the amount of money districts can keep in reserves.
Dean Vogel is the outgoing president of the California Teachers Association.