Members of United Teachers Los Angeles were handing out leaflets to parents dropping their kids off at Los Angeles Unified School District schools Tuesday morning calling for smaller class sizes, increased staffing and salary increases.
The teachers union representing educators of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) plans to present a pay proposal to the school board next week.
The Manhattan Beach Unified School District Board voted Wednesday night to pink slip nearly two dozen teachers.
After years of difficult budget cuts, Gov. Jerry Brown is offering more money to California’s public colleges and universities.
California’s financial fortunes are more optimistic than they have been in years, but Gov. Jerry Brown says he will propose a budget calling for continued frugality.
Voters rejected Proposition 38 Tuesday night, which would have increased taxes to fund education.
Proposition 30 would temporarily raise taxes to fund education. The temporary increases would go to the state’s general fund.
Gov. Jerry Brown Tuesday headlined a rally in Westwood to ask college students to support his tax hike initiative, which he claims would prevent more budget cuts to schools and universities.
The campaign for a November ballot initiative that seeks to raise most California income taxes to fund public schools is phasing out a TV ad that criticizes a rival tax initiative pushed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Two similar California tax hike initiatives might be defeated in November if supporters of both ballot measures continue to aggressively attack one another.
In a 3-2 vote, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday endorsed Proposition 30, a tax hike initiative championed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
The California State University Board of Trustees gave the final approval Wednesday on a plan that would raise tuition by 5 percent if voters reject Proposition 30 in November.
A California State University panel on Tuesday approved a plan to raise tuition by 5 percent next year if voters reject Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative and trigger a $250 million funding cut to the 23-campus system.
Gov. Jerry Brown Thursday visited an elementary school in Hawthorne to kick off his campaign for Proposition 30, a new tax hike proposal.
Gov. Jerry Brown kicked off his campaign for tax increases at a Sacramento high school on Wednesday, warning that passing Proposition 30 is the only way to avoid billions of dollars in cuts to schools and higher education.