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
Day 5 - Another HUGE rally at Grand Park today!!! Thanks to parents, students, and community members for your support! Together we can do this! ✊🏼 #LAUSDStrike #UTLAStrong https://t.co/GjLYHnHTzn
United Teachers Los Angeles
Over 60,000 people converged in DT Los Angeles to mark the end of the first week of our strike. Bargaining continues through the weekend. Our picket lines remain strong. #UTLAstrong #LAUSDstrike #WeAreLA https://t.co/npM6srGgKb
United Teachers Los Angeles
Don’t believe us that the money is there for the #schoolsthatstudentsdeserve? How about believing award winning investigative journalists at @capitalandmain . #ClassSizeMatters #UTLAStrikeDay5 #LAUSDStrike #RedForEd <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WeAreLA?src=hash"...