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California Teacher Layoffs

About The Case That Asks: Is It Too Hard To Fire Teachers?

Reuters | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

(Adds comments from attorney for defense) By Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES, March 27 (Reuters) - Incompetent teachers in Cal...

Joy Resmovits

The Good News About Teacher Layoffs | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.14.2013 | Los Angeles

After years of threatening to lay off tens of thousands of teachers due to budget shortfalls, California has some relatively good news: less than one-...

Inexperienced Teachers In L.A. More Likely To Be Assigned To Students Behind In Math

Posted 11.19.2012 | Education

Inexperienced teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District are more likely to be assigned to students who on average are six months behind thei...

California's 4th Year Of Teacher Layoffs Spur Concerns

AP | CHRISTINA HOAG | Posted 05.05.2012 | Education

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Unified teacher Mike Newman sighed when he saw the now familiar certified letter in his mailbox last month – a pink s...

San Francisco School Board Approves Hundreds Of Teacher Layoffs

Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.29.2012 | San Francisco

In a vote held on Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Education approved layoffs for 485 teachers, administrators and other staff members employed by ...

California Schools In A State Of Emergency

Megan Pincus Kajitani | Posted 08.08.2011 | Education
Megan Pincus Kajitani

I ask you to think long and hard about what the future of California -- and our nation -- will look like if our public schools go down in flames.

Beverly Hills Schools Fall Short Of $1 Million Goal | Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times | Posted 07.12.2011 | Los Angeles

An effort to raise $1 million in one week for Beverly Hills schools fell short, but the drive to prevent key layoffs is likely to succeed anyway becau...

Pink Slips Plug Pipeline: Layoffs Deter Would-Be Teachers

Posted 06.05.2011 | Education

New teacher churn has long been a problem, with almost half of all educators walking out the classroom door after five years. But amid news of increas...

Union: 19,000 Teachers May Be Laid Off In California Over Budget Cuts

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

SAN BRUNO, Calif. — School districts in California have issued nearly 19,000 layoff notices so far to teachers amid uncertainty over the state b...

Thousands Of California Teachers Expected To Be Laid Off Today

California Watch | Louis Freedberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This story courtesy of California Watch By Loui...