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LAUSD Officials Warn Potential Teachers Strike Could Mean ‘Catastrophic’ Layoffs

School officials are preparing for the possibility of a teachers strike amid an escalating rift over higher wages, smaller class sizes and evaluations.

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Amid Measles Outbreak, Few Rules Exist Concerning Teacher Vaccinations

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.

02/16/2015

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Crisis With LAUSD’s Computer System Could End Up Costing District Millions In State Funding

Some teachers have been taking attendance by hand.

01/14/2015

UTLA President Alex Caputo-Pearl (left) lead teachers at a rally at North Hollywood High ahead of contract talks with the LAUSD. (Photo courtesy Twitter/UTLA)

LA School Board Meets Amid Calls For Smaller Class Sizes, MISIS Audit

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.

10/21/2014

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California Teacher Unions Appeal Tenure Ruling

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.

09/03/2014

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UTLA Urges ‘Teacher Jail’ For LAUSD Chief Amid iPad, MISIS Probes

Teachers say LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy to follow his own policy as officials conduct investigations into two of the district’s controversial technology programs.

09/03/2014

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STEM Education: The Campaign To Recruit STEM Educators

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.

08/27/2014

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‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For Students

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.

08/27/2014

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Teachers Union Officials To Visit Schools In Push For Pay Increase, Smaller Classes

Officials with the Los Angeles teachers union Wednesday were set to take their push for a pay increase to several area schools.

08/20/2014

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LAUSD Students, Teachers Start 2014-2015 School Year

More than 650,000 students in the Los Angeles Unified School District returned to classrooms Tuesday, despite ongoing negotiations with the teachers union.

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LAUSD Chief Deasy Sounds Optimistic Note Ahead Of New School Year

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy presented his vision Tuesday to ensure every student graduates college-prepared and career-ready.

08/05/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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Report: Toxicity Levels At Malibu Schools Higher Than Previously Thought

Some Malibu school facilities may contain illegal levels of a toxic compound that is dramatically higher than previously reported, according to a parent-teacher coalition.

07/17/2014

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Union Chief’s Remarks Seen As Signal For Possible LA Teachers Strike

Officials with the Los Angeles teachers union may be inching closer to a potential strike following remarks made a union official, according to reports.

07/14/2014

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2 Special Ed Students Hurt After Teacher’s Aide Allegedly Threw Chairs In Classroom

A LAUSD special education teacher’s aide faced battery charges Monday for allegedly attacking students and staff at Van Nuys Elementary, prosecutors said.

06/23/2014

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