The Los Angeles Unified School District may settle a lawsuit over teacher layoffs by spending $25 million to hire more staff for dozens of struggling schools.
There was “a whole bunch of yelling and arguing,” said one parent.
Fewer teachers are expected to be laid off this year than the previous four school terms according to the state’s largest teachers union.
Students at a South Los Angeles high school were being picked up by parents Tuesday after dozens of teachers called in sick.
Members of United Teachers Los Angeles were handing out leaflets to parents dropping their kids off at Los Angeles Unified School District schools Tuesday morning calling for smaller class sizes, increased staffing and salary increases.
Cleveland High School honored a teacher who has inspired and mentored students for 40 years Tuesday as he proudly handed off the torch to a former pupil.
The teachers union representing educators of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) plans to present a pay proposal to the school board next week.
A Southland lawmaker has introduced a bill in Sacramento that would require training for teachers and other school staffers on how to identify suspected cases of child abuse.
A community task force met for the first time Thursday to help guide the investigation into whether environmental conditions at Malibu High School made dozens of teachers sick.
More classes will be relocated Monday at Malibu High School due to the recently reported health scare on campus, authorities said Friday.
Students and staff will be temporarily relocated from a building at Malibu High School that some believe is making them sick, the district superintendent announced Tuesday.
Students at Malibu Middle and High School were back in class Monday following reports that at least a third of the school’s teachers complained of serious illnesses.
A large number of teachers — as many as one third of the staff — say that Malibu High School is making them sick and causing an outbreak of cancers.
A partnership of California advocacy groups is calling on teachers in Los Angeles and statewide to drop their memberships with labor unions.
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.