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Setting the record straight, charter co-location is harming our kids

Setting the record straight, charter co-location is harming our kids

The LA Times recently wrote an article about the contentious battle between LAUSD neighborhood schools and the corporate-sponsored charter schools that are attempting to co-locate onto our campuses.  The article left out many important details. As a teacher at Sunrise, I am here to set the record straight.


Just sitting here
wondering why my students are in the
auditorium taking their 6th day of #standardizedtesting instead oflearning. (This is on top of the 16+ other mandated standardized
assess ments students must take all year) FYI, parents can OPT their kids
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The UTLA House of Representatives — the largest policy-making body of our union — voted overwhelmingly to endorse the following candidates in the June 2022 primary.
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Today is International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia ( #IDAHOBIT). We must stand up for the human rights of 🏳️‍🌈 #LGBTIQ+ people everywhere including our students.
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“I am so tired of just begging these adults to do the right thing. I shouldn’t have to beg you to do the right thing, you should just do it.” -Sim Marcel-Bilal, youth climate leader
California has the second largest student:teacher ratio in the nation. We need our district to invest in creating smaller classes and providing our students with the guidance that they deserve. Sign our pledge card to support smaller class sizes!
We need more green space on campuses!

While asphalt on campus contributes to the heat island effect & can ⬆️ temperatures up to 20°F, trees:
🌱 save energy usage
🌱 reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide
🌱 improve air quality
🌱 support health/physiological outcomes for students