What Lies Ahead for SCUSD?

By Kevin Chen, Clarion Staff Many students, teachers, and parents may be aware of the $35 million budget deficit declared last August. This event brings about a vital question: how will schools in the Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) survive in coming years? Due to the teacher shortage that currently exists in California, hiring has become harder, as well as more expensive. This is … Continue reading What Lies Ahead for SCUSD?

SCTA, SCUSD Make Agreements, Strike Averted

By Christopher Wong, Chief Editor After over a year of negotiations beginning in October of last year, the Sacramento City Teachers Association (SCTA) strike has been avoided due to both parties finally reaching contract agreements. The agreement was announced by mayor Darrell Steinberg and the SCTA. The raises agreed upon total 11 percent over the three-year length of the contract. The deal will retroactively raise … Continue reading SCTA, SCUSD Make Agreements, Strike Averted

Teachers Set for Strike Wednesday If No Agreement

By Christopher Wong, Chief Editor The Sacramento City Teachers Association (SCTA) announced that they will plan to strike before the 6 pm board meeting on Thursday, November 2, during a rally outside the Serna Center. The union plans to strike Wednesday, November 8, if the two parties fail to come to an agreement. This would be the first strike in the district since 1989. Murmurings … Continue reading Teachers Set for Strike Wednesday If No Agreement