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Long Beach Teachers Union Drama Continues to Unfold

A majority of the Board of Directors of the Teachers Association of Long Beach scored a victory in court this week when a judge ruled that the union must turn over a membership list to the nine board members who are alleging financial misconduct and other shenanigans at California’s third-largest teachers union. The ruling should allow the board members to contact the union’s membership as a whole and explain their case against the union’s executive director (named a “power broker” by the Long Beach Press-Telegram today) and its president, who have allegedly prevented the nine board members from examining the union’s finances and from even having their votes registered at board meetings.

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