As CTA members go back to school many of them are going to dealing with a new normal as a result of California’s budget crisis. Even though funding under Proposition 98 was protected, the education budget has been slashed by nearly $18 million over the last two years. As a result many of our members will be experiencing larger class sizes. For some of our K-3 teachers, the 20-1 ratio is all they have known during their careers. For many other teachers, their classrooms are going to be pushed to the contractual limits.
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