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"No" on Teacher Evaluation Bill

Jamie Alter Lynton | Posted 08.31.2012 | Los Angeles
Jamie Alter Lynton

For too long as a state we have refused to appropriately link teacher and principal evaluations to student test scores, the very thing this sort of bill like AB 5 could be accomplishing. Even a third-grader could tell you it deserves an "F".

Teachers Take the Helm of Local School Reform

Ama Nyamekye | Posted 03.13.2012 | Los Angeles
Ama Nyamekye

There was very little fanfare about a landmark change to the teacher's contract in Los Angeles. This was because the contractual change wasn't decidedly pro-union or pro-district. Instead, it was pro-teacher.

LA Teachers Vote To Cut Pay, Save Jobs

latimes.com | Posted 08.05.2011 | Los Angeles

Members of the Los Angeles teachers union voted overwhelmingly to approve a temporary salary reduction in exchange for sparing thousands of jobs, the ...

(SATIRE) L.A. Private Schools Endure Third Annual 'LAUSD-For-An-Hour Day'

Brock Cohen | Posted 07.31.2011 | Education
Brock Cohen

Private schools throughout Los Angeles suspended their normal schedule for what has become one of the most significant and controversial dates on the calendar: LAUSD-For-An-Hour Day.