LA School Board To Weigh In On Charter School FightThe Los Angeles Board of Education is expected to begin considering two proposals aimed at limiting the growth and independence of charter schools.
Charter School Expansion Backers Say Poll Shows 74 Percent Of Voters Support PlanSupporters of a plan to expand the number of charter schools in Los Angeles released poll results Monday they say shows overwhelming public support for such an expansion.
Teachers Union Protests Eli Broad's Charter School Plan At Art Museum OpeningProtesters on Sunday morning gathered outside Eli Broad's new $140 million contemporary art museum to call on the billionaire to halt plans to back a charter school plan that could enroll half of the students in the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Teachers Union Reaches Agreement With LAUSDIt includes a 10 percent salary increase over two years and caps on class sizes.
Teachers Union Calls On LAUSD To Rescind More Than 600 Layoff NoticesHearings are underway Monday before an administrative law judge to determine whether the Los Angeles Unified School District can go forward with laying off more than 600 employees.
Thousands Of LAUSD Educators To Boycott After-School Faculty Meetings In Ongoing Contract DisputeIn an escalating dispute between teachers and the L.A. Unified School District, educators announced that they'll gather Tuesday to boycott faculty meetings.
Facing Budget Deficit, LAUSD To Consider Layoffs For 609 EmployeesThe Los Angeles Unified School District Board, facing a nearly $160 million budget deficit, will consider authorizing layoff warning notices for 609 teachers, counselors and social workers at its board meeting Tuesday.
LAUSD Officials Warn Potential Teachers Strike Could Mean 'Catastrophic' LayoffsSchool officials are preparing for the possibility of a teachers strike amid an escalating rift over higher wages, smaller class sizes and evaluations.
LAUSD Teachers Picket For Higher Salaries, Smaller Class SizesUnionized Los Angeles Unified School district teachers picketed before classes Thursday to continue their push for higher salaries and smaller class sizes.
LAUSD Responds To Backlash Over English-Only Cafeteria RuleThe LAUSD is responding to criticism from employees after cafeteria workers were told to only speak English.
Exclusive: Unions Blast LAUSD For Telling Cafeteria Workers To Speak Only EnglishWorker 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.
LA School Board Meets Amid Calls For Smaller Class Sizes, MISIS AuditOfficials 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.
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