In an escalating dispute between teachers and the L.A. Unified School District, educators announced that they’ll gather Tuesday to boycott faculty meetings.
Neither of the teachers named in the alleged threat was injured.
The California Board of Education suspended the state’s school accountability system on Wednesday for one year to give teachers and students time to adjust to new standardized tests aligned with Common Core standards.
The Los Angeles Unified School District Tuesday will consider authorizing layoff warning notices to more than 600 employees.
School officials are preparing for the possibility of a teachers strike amid an escalating rift over higher wages, smaller class sizes and evaluations.
While much of the attention in the ongoing measles outbreak has focused on student vaccination requirements and exemptions, less attention has been paid to another group in the nation’s classrooms: Teachers and staff members, who, by and large, are not required to be vaccinated.
Some teachers have been taking attendance by hand.
Officials were set to meet Tuesday as teachers say they want smaller class sizes and parents want a civil grand jury investigation into the troubled roll-out of the district’s computerized student-information system.
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.
Teachers say LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy to follow his own policy as officials conduct investigations into two of the district’s controversial technology programs.
Teacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.
The number of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is growing at a rate nearly double that of non-STEM jobs. To train this workforce of the near future, the United States needs an army of teachers highly trained in science, math, and technology.
Officials with the Los Angeles teachers union Wednesday were set to take their push for a pay increase to several area schools.
More than 650,000 students in the Los Angeles Unified School District returned to classrooms Tuesday, despite ongoing negotiations with the teachers union.
Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy presented his vision Tuesday to ensure every student graduates college-prepared and career-ready.