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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

LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy (credit: CBS)

Teachers Union Expresses ‘No Confidence’ In Deasy

The union representing teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District overwhelmingly voted to express a lack of confidence in the leadership of Superintendent John Deasy.

04/11/2013

LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy (credit: CBS)

LAUSD, Teacher’s Union Tentatively Agree To Factor Student Test Scores Into Teacher Evaluations

The L.A. Unified School District and its teachers union announced a tentative agreement Friday to begin using student test scores to evaluate instructors.

11/30/2012

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$40M ‘Race To The Top’ Over For LAUSD

The Los Angeles Unified School District was unable to continue its pursuit of $40 million in federal funding Tuesday after a failure to reach an agreement with the teachers’ union.

10/30/2012

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Deasy: Teachers Delaying LAUSD Bid For $40M In Federal Grants

Officials with the Los Angeles Unified School District raced on Monday to meet a fast-approaching deadline to apply for up to $40 million in federal grants.

10/22/2012

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Arbitrator Rules LAUSD Can Order 5 Furlough Days

An arbitrator has ruled in favor of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s request that teachers take five furlough days this academic year to save $75 million in payroll costs.

04/27/2012

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LA Unified Teachers Ratify New Labor Agreement Giving Them More Decision-Making Power

Los Angeles Unified teachers have approved a new labor agreement with the school district that will give teachers wide-ranging decision-making power in running their schools.

12/15/2011

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Few Laid-Off Teachers Hired Again Despite $57M In LAUSD Funds

Administrators are reportedly holding $57 million that could be used to prevent the layoffs of 1,900 teachers, nurses counselors, librarians and others.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/27/2011

LAUSD Superintendent Ramon Cortines. (credit: Getty Images)

Unions Decry Lack Of Search For LAUSD Chief

hen the Los Angeles school board appointed a deputy superintendent last summer, it was widely expected he would be first in line to replace retiring Superintendent Ramon Cortines.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2011

LAUSD Superintendent Ramon Cortines. (credit: Getty Images)

UTLA Chief Slams LAUSD Delay For Cortines Replacement

Critics say other candidates should have been should have considered other than Deputy Superintendent John Deasy.

01/10/2011

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LA Teachers Union Opposes Layoff Agreement

The Los Angeles Unified School District’s teacher union says a proposed agreement that would change how teachers are laid off in the nation’s second-largest school district is the wrong solution for schools.

10/06/2010