California’s powerful teachers unions fought back Wednesday against a court ruling that struck down state laws on tenure and job protection for their 400,000 members, less than a week after Gov. Jerry Brown filed his own appeal.
The Centinela Valley School District board came down on their heavily overpaid superintendent Tuesday, voting to cut off his pay and place him on administrative leave.
Fewer teachers are expected to be laid off this year than the previous four school terms according to the state’s largest teachers union.
Deasy says he isn’t talking until Tuesday.
The Legislature on Thursday passed a bill intended to speed and streamline the process for dismissing teachers accused of misconduct, despite the opinion of some that the measure should be improved, possibly next year.
The L.A. Unified School District is under scrutiny for a proposed plan to purchase $30M in iPads for students.
California State University faculty members have ratified a new four-year contract, the union representing teachers announced Tuesday.
The Los Angeles school board is set to vote on authorizing layoff warning notices for more than 5,000 employees, including 4,000 teachers, in a bid to close a $408 million budget deficit for the 2011-2012 academic year.
The Los Angeles Unified School District’s teacher union says a proposed agreement that would change how teachers are laid off in the nation’s second-largest school district is the wrong solution for schools.
The Los Angeles Times posted report cards for about 6,000 elementary school teachers Sunday, and the teachers union fired back that releasing “deeply flawed” test scores on the internet is “reckless and destructive.”