With a January 10 strike deadline looming, little progress has been made in negotiations between teachers and their school district.
A state-appointed fact-finding panel mostly punted on unresolved equity demands that form the heart of what Los Angeles’ teacher union has framed as a fight to save L.A.’s “civic institution of public education.”
L.A. Unified reimagines the 1990s. The effects of immigration crackdowns on Latino student enrollment. Tony Thurmond rallies to take the lead in state schools chief race.
LAUSD’s empty chair. A prep academy shuts its doors. Reed Hastings helps launch a $200 million something.
If privatization is making American education the Wild West for those wishing to profit off children using public dollars, then Los Angeles Unified is its Tombstone.