OUR VOICES

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
@LASchoolReport One charter school cancels its plans to open while another has its records seized by the feds. Both schools have drained badly needed funds from #LAUSD students. https://t.co/g2CHNBtC3r
United Teachers Los Angeles
DeVos, Gates, Waltons, Bloomberg, Koch brothers, other billionaires have spent millions to privatize public schools with charters and vouchers. They never attended pub schools but want to destroy them. https://t.co/KWNXAXPIqC
United Teachers Los Angeles
#AB1505 will help fix CA's broken charter laws. Call your State Senator at 855-977-1770 & urge them to vote YES on #AB1505! #KidsNotPolitics #KidsNotProfits https://t.co/BiKmkUSgCY