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
It’s been just three months since we kicked off the #FundOurFuture campaign, and the victories are stacking up. Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to add $4.5 billion to public school funding. https://t.co/IGLTyphSDR https://t.co/2fxiFFud5F
United Teachers Los Angeles
Nearly 16 years ago, the largest and longest supermarket strike in U.S. history reshaped the Southern California grocery industry. Now, thousands of grocery workers are voting on whether to authorize a strike and walk out again. #Solidarity #FoodFight https://t.co/0ht0nj8W0s
United Teachers Los Angeles
In response to threats made by President Trump of potential ICE raids, I have issued the following statement: https://t.co/AqWJiObbcM