Challenges LAUSD Educators Face

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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 Student-to-Psychiatric Social Worker 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 #Yeson15
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United Teachers Los Angeles #Yeson15
We can put our #SchoolsAndCommunitiesFirst simply by closing decades-old corporate tax loopholes benefitting a tiny fraction of the wealthiest corporations. It’s time we reclaim $12 billion a year to invest in PEOPLE. #YesOn15 #Prop15 https://t.co/dwKjlLolOT
United Teachers Los Angeles #Yeson15
Tough realities. "I have never worked harder in my life, the level of mental fatigue is tremendous and there is no downtime." #WeRiseTogetherLA #UTLAStrong https://t.co/JIIDi9TyHB