News

What the Los Angeles teachers strike means for public schools across the country

3 days ago   |   By

Los Angeles teachers began a strike on Monday to demand that their school district increase pay and take steps that they say will improve students' quality of education. This is the first Los Angeles teachers strike since 1989 and follows a year packed full of teacher work stoppages.
United Teachers Los Angeles , which has more than 30,000 union members, wants the Los Angeles Unified School District to give teachers 6.5 percent salary increases and a $500 stipend for materials and supplies, improve charter school accountability, and acknowledge teachers' concerns about over-testing...
Read more ...

 

LAUSD teachers prepare for 1st day of historic strike

LAUSD teachers prepare for 1st day of historic strike

3 days ago   |   By

About 30,000 Los Angeles Unified School District teachers set up for their strike Monday morning.
Read more ...

 

Los Angeles: 30,000 Teachers Get Ready to Strike

3 days ago   |   By

Teachers in Los Angeles will begin a strike on Monday after failing to reach an agreement with the school district in an ongoing contract negotiation .
“We are at an impasse,” union president Alex Caputo-Pearl said Friday, adding, "get ready, because, on Monday, we will go on strike.” The industrial action will affect more than 600,000 students in the nation's second-largest school district, which has hired hundreds of substitutes to replace the 34,000 teachers expected to walk out on Monday morning. The staffing level is expected to be just 8% of a normal day .
The strike was originally...
Read more ...

 

Los Angeles Teachers to Strike for More Pay and More Help

3 days ago   |   By

Teachers in the nation's second-largest school system are demanding smaller classes and larger support staff. Officials say they cannot afford to say yes.
Read more ...

 

News Brief: Russia Probe, May On Brexit, LA Teachers May Strike

3 days ago   |   By

Reports say the FBI was concerned about Trump's ties to Russia as early as 2016. Britain's prime minister speaks about Brexit. Public school teachers in Los Angeles are expected to strike Monday.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   News      Economy      Education      Labor      Los Angeles      Teacher strikes      Teachers unions      Education      Los-angeles      Los-angeles-county      United-states      California      Strike      Students      Teachers      Unions      Union-contract      Lausd      Industry      Briefing      Teacher Pay      Teachers Strike      Strikes      Organized Labor      Teachers and School Employees      Los Angeles Unified School District      United Teachers Los Angeles  


Yoga studio owner stretching generosity with free classes for federal...

Yoga studio owner stretching generosity with free classes for federal workers during shutdown

A yoga studio owner is trying to bring a sense of calm to federal workers. Read more ...

2 skiers seriously injured after being buried in Taos Ski Valley avalanche

2 skiers seriously injured after being buried in Taos Ski Valley avalanche

Two people were seriously injured after being trapped in an avalanche at the highest peak at Taos Ski Valley. Read more ...

Children's clothing retailer Gymboree will begin closing its doors after...

Children's clothing retailer Gymboree will begin closing its doors after filing for bankruptcy

Gymboree Group said it plans to start closing all of its Gymboree and Crazy 8 branded stores, about 800 stores, according to the bankruptcy filing. Read more ...

'Totally appropriate': President denies Speaker Nancy Pelosi aircraft for...

'Totally appropriate': President denies Speaker Nancy Pelosi aircraft for planned trip abroad

On Thursday the president denied the House speaker an aircraft for a planned trip abroad. Read more ...

Triangle dog owners, walkers in a bind after company changes ownership

Triangle dog owners, walkers in a bind after company changes ownership

Some Triangle dog owners and dog walkers say they are in a bind after a company that matches dog walkers with clients abruptly cut ties with them. Read more ...

Britain's Prince Philip, queen's husband, is fine after car accident

Britain's Prince Philip, queen's husband, is fine after car accident

LONDON - Buckingham Palace says the 97-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, has been in a car accident but wasn't injured. The palace said the... Read more ...

Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll...

Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll rigging

President Donald Trump's former "fixer" Michael Cohen said he paid the head of a small technology company thousands in 2015 to rig online polls at "the direction of and for the... Read more ...

‘Reschedule your excursion': Trump cancels Pelosi's foreign trips over shutdown

‘Reschedule your excursion': Trump cancels Pelosi's foreign trips over shutdown

President Donald Trump has canceled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's upcoming trips to Belgium, Egypt and Afghanistan, citing the ongoing government shutdown, one day after Pelosi... Read more ...

Arrest made in shooting inside car at Old Louisville intersection

Arrest made in shooting inside car at Old Louisville intersection

One arrest was made Wednesday after police said a woman was shot in a car at a busy intersection in Old Louisville. Read more ...

Day 27 of the government shutdown: 2nd payday since shutdown began looms

Day 27 of the government shutdown: 2nd payday since shutdown began looms

Daily updates about impacts of the longest federal government shutdown in United States history. Read more ...