Delegates to the union's annual convention, the first week in July in Atlanta, approved the fee at the urging of President Dennis Van Roekel.
They came from every corner of Pennsylvania yesterday, and some from New Jersey and New York.
Save CCSF will hold further actions to broaden support for its three-point plan to save the college.
Tea Party Republicans should have witnessed what took place last night at the Cesar Chavez Academy, a large for-profit charter school in Southwest Detroit.
The vice president was introduced by Jill Biden who taught for 13 years in a public high school and continues teaching full time at Northern Virginia Community College, even as she serves as the "Second Lady."
CHICAGO - Fed up with discrimination, the Chicago Teachers Union filed a complaint Feb. 9 with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charging the Board of Education's mass teacher layoffs last year unfairly impacted African American teachers.
CHICAGO - Nearly a hundred teachers, parents, students, labor leaders and community activists rallied at the Chicago Board of Education building here July 28 against recent massive teacher layoffs.
SEATTLE - Delegates to the 81st convention of the American Federation of Teachers here blasted arbitrary public school closings , privatization and union-busting in the guise of "education reform."
SEATTLE - AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka urged union teachers to "stand together, work together, march together, vote together" to defeat the right-wing attacks on public education.
NEW ORLEANS (PAI) - In his keynote at the National Education Association's Representative Assembly, NEA President Dennis Van Roekel criticized the administration's continued use of student test scores to measure schools.