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Union Says Fewer Teachers Facing Layoffs

Fewer teachers are expected to be laid off this year than the previous four school terms according to the state’s largest teachers union.

03/15/2014

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The Latest On LAUSD’s School Superintendent Deasy: Will He Stay, Or Will He Go?

Deasy says he isn’t talking until Tuesday.

10/25/2013

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Bill Eases Path For Firing Teachers For Misconduct

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.

CBS Los Angeles–09/12/2013

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LAUSD Under Scrutiny For $30M iPad Purchase For Students

The L.A. Unified School District is under scrutiny for a proposed plan to purchase $30M in iPads for students.

06/18/2013

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CSU Faculty Union Approves Proposed Deal

California State University faculty members have ratified a new four-year contract, the union representing teachers announced Tuesday.

09/04/2012

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LA School Board Considers Up To 5K Layoffs

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.

02/14/2011

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LA Teachers Union Opposes Layoff Agreement

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.

10/06/2010

Teachers who are used to giving out the grades are now being graded, and that has union officials outraged.

Union Fires Back After Report Grades L.A. Teachers

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.”

08/29/2010