The Verdict is In: Disappointing Day for California Students and Educators

 “This suit is . . . fundamentally anti-public education, scapegoating teachers for problems originating in underfunding, poverty, and economic inequality.” – CFT President Josh Pechthalt.

Read CFT’s complete statement here.

The other side wanted a headline that reads: ‘Students win, teachers lose.’ This is a sad day for public education.” – AFT President Randi Weingarten.

Read more of her statement here

To read the complete decision, click here.


Trial Briefs and Documents


Click here to download the decision.

After case concluded, final briefs were submitted to the court.

Click here to download the Intervenors final briefs.

What You Need To Know About Vergara

One news outlet called the Vergara et al. v. State of California et al. trial “the most dangerous lawsuit you probably haven't heard of.” However, as the verdict will be rendered any day now, we suspect that will soon change. Knowing this, we want to share a few thoughts and facts that may help you understand story.

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