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
The 3,000 brave educators of @OaklandEA will go on strike Thursday, Feb. 21 to stand and fight for the quality public schools that Oakland students deserve. #Unite4OaklandKids #RedForEd 🍎 https://t.co/js2WdoFhdY
United Teachers Los Angeles
LIVE announcement from OEA HQ about our potential strike. #Unite4OaklandKids https://t.co/cMth2TSZV3
United Teachers Los Angeles
TODAY: tune in to OEA news on Facebook and Twitter live in for an important announcement about our potential strike. #Unite4OaklandKids #WeAreOEA https://t.co/dCmuXy5nxo