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
💥Union power!💥 Thank you to the Democratic candidates for your solidarity with @UNITEHERE11! #1u #1Job #unitehere https://t.co/WApF2KjLlJ
United Teachers Los Angeles
Michigan charter schools got millions in taxpayer money for schools that never opened https://t.co/nJTewcsBN4 #stillasleepatthewheel
United Teachers Los Angeles
We want to see 25,000 community schools by 2025! Which #PublicEdForum candidate will commit to reaching this goal? https://t.co/Ii9be1JItT @JoeBiden @amyklobuchar @ewarren @BernieSanders @PeteButtigieg @CoryBooker <a...