Thomas Rebman, a schoolteacher from Orlando, quit his job to raise awareness about the complex issue and launch a program called “Homeless and Hungry.”
It includes a 10 percent salary increase over two years and caps on class sizes.
In briefs filed in the state’s Second District Court of Appeal, attorneys for the state, the California Teachers Association and the California Federation of Teachers contend there was no “legal or factual justification” in striking down state laws on tenure and job protection.
The Los Angeles Unified School District has reached a tentative contract deal with its teachers.
Teachers At Parochial School Say Contracts Not Renewed For Refusing To Prove Consistent Church Attendance
Two teachers at a Ventura County school say their contracts weren’t renewed when they refused to fill out a “pastoral reference.”
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.