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

United Teachers Los Angeles
❤️ & ✊🏽 to ⁦ @DenverTeachers⁩ ! Some noted the addtl jobs they have including food delivery, driving for Lyft, tutoring and working at camps. A member noted that she’s had to sleep in her school’s parking lot while renting out her home on AirBnb. <a href="https://t.co/yAvfcchzsm"...
United Teachers Los Angeles
Mariachi #UTLA rally at Grand Park LA. Our educators and our communities are stronger together. We fight together, we make art together, we win together. #LAUSDStrike #UTLAStrong #WeAreLA https://t.co/w6C4AxRTHL
United Teachers Los Angeles
Real Time with Bill Maher - Alex Caputo-Pearl and the teacher strike in LA take a bow with @billmaher. #LAUSDStrike #UTLAStrong #WeAreLA https://t.co/qEXTyIgaGE