Parents are caught unaware as Austin “Darth” Beutner quietly launches a plan that could close the libraries in some LAUSD elementary schools.
The newly revealed lobbying contract with Sebastian Ridley-Thomas isn’t Beutner’s first dance with scandal-plagued former state assemblyman.
As the LAUSD strike drags on it is abundantly clear that the only way to bring an end to the chaos is to fire the Superintendent.
Teachers are professionals that are trained to handle the many needs of their students. What about the people taking over during the strike?
In Superintendent Austin Beutner’s Los Angeles Unified, it’s as if the 2018 elections never happened, or that Donald Trump’s appointment of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education had never turned a glaring klieg light on the avarice of “school choice” Democrats under Obama who suddenly found themselves aligned with voucher-loving, charter school-pushing megadonors to the […]
The District is encouraging parents to send their students to school if the teachers’ union strikes. Will they be sending kids into mayhem?
If current and past members of the LAUSD School Board have called for lower class sizes, why are they battling their union on the issue?
Salary: 6% on-schedule raise, including 3% retroactive for 2017-18, plus 3% raise for 2018-19” – LAUSD The LAUSD has already signed contracts with their other major unions that “included raises totaling about 6%.” It was, therefore, unclear why the District’s initial offer to the teachers was to only raise their salaries by 2%. This seemed […]
“We stand with our teachers’ union, United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA), in calling for a real investment in our neighborhood public schools, so that all students have an equal opportunity.” – Northridge East Neighborhood Council The Northridge East Neighborhood Council (NENC) is one of 99 Neighborhood Councils in the City of Los Angeles. These Councils […]
All the Pieces Matter Join us at LAUSD headquarters on Beaudry next Tuesday, May 12, for UTLA’s “All the Pieces Matter!” rally against the RIFs. Come together and show support for our students and Adult Education, and other programs being cut such as Early Education, and counselors. As educators, we are all an important piece […]