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
Aryana Fields, a 5th Grader at Playa del Rey Elementary School in Los Angeles, performs a song in support of striking teachers. “A Strike Song” — Aryana Fields Full Song on UTLA Facebook page. #UTLAStrong #WeAreLA <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/LAUSDStrike?src=hash" target="_blank"...
United Teachers Los Angeles
CFT prez Joshua Pechthalt writes from front-line experience about our fight. #UTLAStrong #WeAreLA #LAUSDStrike #Strike4Ed @CFTunion https://t.co/JB3dfxwyGm
United Teachers Los Angeles
Thanks to everyone who is supporting LAUSD teachers out there. We are on day 4 and going strong rain or shine! Check out these teachers who are doing an impromptu teacher version of Crosswalk Musical! #UTLAStrong #WeAreLA #Strike4Ed <a...