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
. @BernieSanders is ready to fight to put #SchoolsAndCommunitiesFirst on the ballot! Join him at https://t.co/XafxtFV829 https://t.co/BJLSJYnyOm
United Teachers Los Angeles
Together we will take on the powerful special interests that control our political and economic life and transform our government into one that works for all people, not just the top 1 percent. Join me now in Eastside LA: https://t.co/E0GXmpO4Cl
United Teachers Los Angeles
Join hundreds of teachers tomorrow and stand with @BernieSanders. We need an unapologetic, longstanding ally of progressive policies to make public education a priority. Wear your red shirts and show how we are #RedforEd! #WeArePublicSchools <br...