Nick Melvoin Shared Confidential LAUSD Information

The California #Charter Schools Association spent millions on electing #LAUSD Board Member Nick Melvoin, who is now allowing them to write LAUSD board resolutions. Who elected the charter lobby to the school board?...

What do #AB1505 and #AB1507 do?

What do #AB1505 and #AB1507 do? ✅ Improve the conditions of teaching and learning. ✅ Advance cause of free, universal, quality public education. ✅ Secure a more just, equitable, democratic...

Capital and Main Article: Chartergate: Austin Beutner’s Transparency Problem

In this article from Capital and Main, “An email thread documenting the unseemly coziness between L.A. schools superintendent Austin Beutner and the California charter school lobby set off political pyrotechnics late last month when the investigative blog — and indefatigable California public records miner — Michael Kohlhaas dot org published a cache of documents revealing the covert relationship in the midst of last year’s contract stalemate with UTLA.”

USA Today article: Strikes, pay raises & charter protests: America’s teachers’ exhausting, exhilarating year

America’s educators have survived a rollicking year in the public spotlight — and no slowdown is in sight. In the last 18 months, we’ve seen teachers striking for higher pay, teachers running for political office, teachers protesting charter schools, teachers organizing insurgent groups within their unions and teachers broadcasting the state of their under-resourced classrooms.

Measure EE: Tough Loss but Our Movement Will Win

We are proud of the work educators, parents, students, and community members across the city put into Measure EE. The agenda to starve our public schools will not win as long as we continue to build our movement. Let’s move forward together.

LA School Voice May 28

Big guests on today’s LA School Voice Live: LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and LAUSD Teacher of the Year Joseph Zecolla in conversation with UTLA’s Gloria Martinez. They’ll do a take-down of the people behind the misleading No on EE campaign and talk about how Measure EE’s $500 million would be a game-changer for LA’s kids. #VoteYesOnEE #WeArePublicSchools.

WORD ON THE STREET

United Teachers Los Angeles
It's hypocritical of the mayor to accuse us of having no sense of "urgency" while she and the CPS CEO have been doing a litany of interviews for weeks. While calling for 10-hour, 7-day a week bargaining sessions, neither has been to the table once. https://t.co/VBP0BMdo99
United Teachers Los Angeles
The next time a billionaire like Zuckerberg uses "philanthropy" as an excuse to justify their greed, send them this video. The truth is that their "charity" is almost always structured in ways designed maintain and build their own power. https://t.co/zXXNKYXQ9w
United Teachers Los Angeles
Excellent article bringing the student point of view on the strike by @CTULocal1 and @SEIU73. Guess how many students voiced @chicagosmayor's concern that their education is being disrupted by the strike, rather than underfunding? https://t.co/gVkMgnUK5C