Our Struggle at a Glance

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The cost of living has risen 27% since 2008.

California is the richest state in the nation. Nonetheless, it ranks 44 out of 50 states in per-pupil spending.

California ranks 48th out of 50 among the states in student-to-teacher ratio

California Student-to-Counselor Ratio

Students TK-6 take more than 100 standardized tests in LAUSD

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The 287% growth of the charter school industry in Los Angeles since 2008 drains nearly $600 million from our public schools every year.

WORD ON THE STREET

United Teachers Los Angeles
At this point, anyone who denies the climate crisis is either willfully ignorant or complicit in protecting fossil fuel profits over the safety & security of our children & grandchildren. Inaction is not an option. Thousands are striking in SF...
United Teachers Los Angeles
Across the world and in downtown Los Angeles Friday, people gathered to advocate for climate action. Many LAUSD students walked out. https://t.co/QnlVhliOmL
United Teachers Los Angeles
PHOTOS: Hundreds of people, including students from #LAUSD skipping school, are gathering in #DTLA now and elsewhere in #LA as part of global climate change protests. The protests are aimed at raising awareness of #climatechange. <a href="https://t.co/dLoeVePQaU" target="_blank"...