OUR VOICES

 

OUR STRUGGLE AT A GLANCE

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Cost of living has increased 27% since 2008.

California is the richest state in the nation, yet ranks 43 out of 50 in per-pupil spending.

California ranks 48 out of 50 in student to teacher ratio.

CA Student-to-counselor ratio.

TK-6 students take more than 100 Standardized LAUSD tests.

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287% growth in the charter school industry in LA since 2008 drains almost $600 million from public schools each year.

WORD ON THE STREET

UTLA
Signs of @SMMCTA @UTLAnow solidarity at my daughter's school this morning. Santa Monica teachers, join us at the March for Public Education on 12/15! #utlastrong #strikeready https://t.co/JbbGuos5yM
UTLA
One @UTLAnow member on the potential strike in LA: "I don’t want any of my students to feel like they’re lacking. I don’t want any of them to feel second class or anything. That is what I am fighting for." #UTLAstrong <a...
UTLA
Teacher and @UTLAnow member Lisa Falco lays it out plain: The struggle for educational justice is a class struggle. We can't do it alone. https://t.co/fk9JmOS4Fe #utlastrong #readytostrike
United Teachers Los Angeles
#Repost @houseofblackhoneycomb ・・・ It’s official...... @tonythurmond2018 is the new Superintendent of Public Instruction for California 👏🏽😊🙅🏽‍♀️🙌🏽. Congrats and let’s continue to do great things for our students and public education!!! #tonythurmond #publiceducation #childrenarethefuture #bluewave...
United Teachers Los Angeles
#Repost @wearecta ・・・ It's OFFICIAL: #TonyThurmond is California's next Superintendent of Public Instruction!! Thanks to the power of public school educators and #TeamTony, Tony will be serving our 6 million students of California and supporting our public schools! 🎉🍏
United Teachers Los Angeles
Come get ready to drum for Public Education. We need people with diverse identities, backgrounds and abilities interested in playing to defend public education. Join us for our first rehearsal. #StopStarvingPublicSchool #📚 #📖 #📝 #🎓#utla #utlastrong #utlanow #redforeducation <a href="https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/StopTheBillionairePrivatizers"...