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LAUSD Responds To Backlash Over English-Only Cafeteria Rule

The LAUSD is responding to criticism from employees after cafeteria workers were told to only speak English.

10/30/2014

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Exclusive: Unions Blast LAUSD For Telling Cafeteria Workers To Speak Only English

Worker unions are firing back at the Los Angeles Unified School District after they allegedly told cafeteria workers at Harvard Elementary School they could only speak English on campus.

10/29/2014

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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LAUSD Board Discusses Superintendent John Deasy’s Upcoming Performance Review

Educators at every LAUSD school wore red Tuesday in a show of unity ahead an October job performance review of controversial Superintendent John Deasy.

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LAUSD Meets To Discuss Problematic MISIS Computer Tracking System

The LAUSD board met Tuesday over the district’s heavily-criticized computer tracking system, with the teacher’s union starting to speak out.

09/09/2014

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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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New LAUSD Computer System Scrambles Students’ Schedules

On the first day of school, Los Angeles Unified School District officials say it was the new computer system that ate students’ schedules.

08/12/2014

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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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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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LAUSD Teachers Set For Budget Fight Over Pay Cuts, Staffing

Teachers want officials to restore pay cuts and boost the number of nurses, librarians and other key positions as part of a proposed $6.8 billion budget plan for the coming school year.

06/17/2014

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UTLA Encourages LAUSD Parents To Demand Pay Raises, Smaller Class Sizes

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2014

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LAUSD School Superintendent Deasy Reportedly Will Resign In February

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy plans to resign in February, the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday.

10/24/2013

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Opponents Back Effort To Drop ‘Increasingly Radical’ Teachers’ Unions

A partnership of California advocacy groups is calling on teachers in Los Angeles and statewide to drop their memberships with labor unions.

09/17/2013

LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy (courtesy UTLA)

LAUSD Chief Gets ‘F’ In Teachers Union Survey

The union representing teachers with the Los Angeles Unified School District gave Superintendent John Deasy a “failing grade” in a performance review released Thursday.

07/11/2013

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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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