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
Running out from under "Education is the Foundation of Democracy" parachute banner during #march4ed in L.A. Banner was designed by @sparcinla. UTLA is fighting for smaller class sizes, and more nurses, counselors, librarians, as well as less testing & more teaching ...
United Teachers Los Angeles
@UTLAnow We look like red ants out there. We’ll sting like them too 🐜 watch out beaudry.
United Teachers Los Angeles
“If we are forced to strike, it will be to defend our schools; but it will also be because we think our kids deserve more, we deserve more, because we dare to have high expectations,” Caputo-Pearl said to the cheering crowd. “If we strike, it is all of our strike....
United Teachers Los Angeles
They want to starve our schools? We won’t let them! Join us live for the #March4Ed with @UTLANow ‪on Dec 15. 10am‬ at Grand Park in DT Los Angeles. #UTLAStrong #StrikeReady #WeAreLA • • • •<br...
United Teachers Los Angeles
Yesterday was powerful! They want to starve our schools? We won’t let them! Join us live for the #March4Ed with @UTLANow ‪on Dec 15. 10am‬ at Grand Park in DT Los Angeles. #UTLAStrong #StrikeReady #WeAreLA • •...
United Teachers Los Angeles
So much of our extended union family came out yesterday to show support for public schools and teachers! 👊🏽 #SolidarityForever #UTLAStrong #StrikeReady #WeAreAllUTLA https://t.co/0Ndvp4FAGg