Our New Deal For Public Schools UTLA
Now is the time to fulfill the promise of public education as an essential civic institution that honors the hopes and meets the needs of every student, parent, and educator who walked a picket line in 2019. “The New Deal for Public Schools” leans us further into the values that we believe in.
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California Alliance for Community Schools UTLA
(3 days ago) Schools and students with the highest need should receive additional funding and support. Site based governing bodies consisting of democratically selected staff, parents, students, and community partners should be responsible for deciding how such additional supports are to be used. 3.
Building the Power to Reclaim Our Schools
(3 days ago) country, with over 900 schools, 467,000 students, and more than 33,000 teachers . Like other school systems nationally, LAUSD has been sabotaged for over three decades by severe restrictions on its ability to raise local property taxes (the leading source of funding for most school
ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT Reference guide
(7 days ago) community. While all schools are invited to apply, schools with high needs (as defined below). Foundational criteria for school selection will include how schools in high-need areas demonstrate their readiness to begin the Community School designation process. A. High Priority Criteria: 1. Schools in high-need areas as defined by the Student Equity
UTLA Charter Educators UTLA
(3 days ago) UTLA represents more than 1000 teachers and other certificated staff at independent charter schools, at sites from South L.A. to the San Fernando Valley. When charter school educators unionize, they gain a protected rights and a voice in the decision making at their school sites.
UTLA demands halt to charter co-locations and new charter
(Just Now) District schools and charter schools working together effectively on one campus has already, before this crisis, been a challenge at almost every currently co-located facility. There is no way, in the current context, that a newly co-located District school community would have enough time to collaborate with a charter, implement new safety
BREAKING: LAUSD schools closed as of Monday UTLA
(2 days ago) Friday, March 13, 2020 (9:30am) This morning LAUSD announced plans to close all schools in LA Unified as of Monday, March 16, for two weeks. This is the right proactive step to slow the spread of the virus, make sure our hospitals are not overwhelmed, and dramatically reduce fatalities.
Summary of Tentative Agreement/UTLA and LAUSD January …
(5 days ago) Local School Leadership Councils: Pilot as part of a community schools program for majority vote control over school site budgets “Random” searches: A pilot program that exempts schools from administering random searches will be extended for up to 28 schools. This will be phased in by the 2021-2022 school year and city services will be
Building power in our schools
(1 days ago) munity schools. It includes a first-time-ever cap on PE class sizes, increased access to electives, additional counseling support and additional social-emotional support at our highest-needs secondary schools, and reduced class sizes in the upper grades at the 55 highest-need elementary schools. We did that together.
LAUSD Loses More Than Half a Billion Dollars to Charter
(5 days ago) The number of charter schools in LA has more than tripled since 2005, when there were 58 charter schools in the district, now there are 221 — a 287% growth in 10 years. Charter schools currently enroll 16% of all students in the district. Per Prop. 39, there are also 56 charter schools that are operating rent-free on district campuses.
SIDELETTER BETWEEN LAUSD & UTLA FOR THE RETURN TO
(1 days ago) Physical Reopening of Schools for Hybrid Instruction (March 9, 2021), has contributed to a collaborative effort to set the highest safety standards for public schools in the nation. 1. To further improve air quality in every classroom, the District is participating in a joint
Researching Charter School Accountability UTLA
(1 days ago) The growth of independent charter schools are having not only a financial impact, but a socio-economic impact as well. Our reports are dispelling the myth behind the claim that charter schools offer a more enriched education for students, when in fact data is proving otherwise.
The California Schools and Local Communities Funding Act
(1 days ago) The California Schools and Local Communities Funding Act of 2018 is the only fair way to restore billions of dollars of reliable revenue every year for our schools and local communities without raising taxes on homeowners, renters, or small businesses.
History of UTLA UTLA
(2 days ago) Live. •. United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) was created in 1970 from more than a dozen different organizations representing teachers and support service personnel throughout the massive Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). A merger of the two major rival groups, American Federation of Teachers Local #1021 and the Association of
Charter schools are growing in number where they are not
(2 days ago) New research by an Oakland group called In The Public Interest looks at where charter schools are increasing in number and where schools are needed based on enrollment. The two trend lines do not correspond, researchers found — especially in the Los Angeles Unified School District, where the number of school-age children has declined even as the number of charters has exploded.
Unions for teachers, nurses, grocery and hotel workers
(6 days ago) In a move that reflects the desperation of teachers, nurses, healthcare, grocery and hotel employees, their influential unions are calling for a strict month-long Los Angeles County shutdown in January to control the raging COVID-19 pandemic, save lives and ultimately allow for a quicker reopening of schools and the economy.
Schools LA Students Deserve campaign: Unapologetic about
(Just Now) Above, the UTLA officer team at the Leadership Conference: United for the Schools LA Students Deserve. With community partners, we launched the Reclaim Our Schools LA coalition. In June 2017, this coalition was the driving force behind a successful School Board resolution that commits LAUSD to invest in the Community Schools model.
LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT AND UNITED …
(6 days ago) the physical reopening of schools. 3. School nurses shall transition to work in their regular assignments within two weeks following a physical reopening of schools for hybrid or regular instruction. 4. School nurses shall be allowed to work remotely on days when schools are closed to programs other than
FAQs on Tentative Agreement September 2021 UTLA
(Just Now) The agreement includes a 5% ongoing raise, in addition to what will end up being the equivalent of a 3% to 4% one-time stipend for most of our members. As one example, for employees earning $60,000, the combined compensation increase for this school year is 5% ongoing + 4.12% one-time stipend, or more than 9% combined.
2019 UTLA Contract
(2 days ago) SCHOOLS • Norm Day 2019-20: 75 elementary and 15 middle schools will be reduced an additional 2 students (total of at least 3) • Norm Day 2020-21: 75 elementary and 15 middle schools will be reduced by an additional 2 (total of at least 4) • Norm Day 2021-22: 75 targeted elementary and 15 middle schools
UTLA Statement on the Proactive Closure Of LAUSD Schools
(2 days ago) Coronavirus COVID-19 is a pandemic; a health crisis unlike anything we have ever seen. While there are no identified or known cases connected to LAUSD schools, the nature of the exponential spread of the virus and what we’ve learned from other states and countries around the world, means we cannot take half measures in this moment. Therefore, we are calling on LAUSD Supt. Austin Beutner …
LAUSD/UTLA TENTATIVE AGREEMENT FOR 2021-2022 …
(8 days ago) 1 . LAUSD/UTLA TENTATIVE AGREEMENT . FOR 2021-2022 REOPENER . SEPTEMBER 21, 2021 . This tentative Agreement is made and entered into this 1st2 day of September, 2021 by and between the Board of Education of the Los Angeles Unified School District (“District”) and
Setting the record straight, charter co-location is
(6 days ago) The LA Times recently wrote an article about the contentious battle between LAUSD neighborhood schools and the corporate-sponsored charter schools that are attempting to co-locate onto our campuses. The author, Howard Blume, left out many important details. As a teacher at Sunrise, I am here to set the record straight.
SIDELETTER BETWEEN LAUSD & UTLA FOR THE …
(9 days ago) SIDELETTER BETWEEN LAUSD & UTLA FOR THE PHYSICALREOPENING OF SCHOOLS FOR HYBRID INSTRUCTION DURING THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR . March 9, 2021 . This sideletter is an agreement between LAUSD and UTLA on the necessary conditions required for LAUSD schools to physically reopen for in-person instruction through a hybrid model during
Parents & teachers demand LAUSD pass moratorium on new
(5 days ago) On Thursday, May 7, parents, teachers and students from LAUSD public schools facing co-location will hold a socially-distanced protest at the LAUSD headquarters to demand that LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner and the LAUSD School Board enact a moratorium on new charter co-locations for the 2020-21 school year.
UTLA Responds to LAUSD’s Announcement to go to 100% Remote
(5 days ago) LOS ANGELES — LAUSD announced today that when the school year resumes August 18, all teaching will be remote and physical school sites will remain closed. The district's decision comes after the clear message educators sent on Friday — with 83% of the 18,000 members responding to an informal online poll — that LAUSD should not physically reopen schools and to refocus on distance …
Schools need more in this moment, not less UTLA
(9 days ago) Prevent charter schools from opening before the district schools surrounding the charter open – Charter schools operate with far fewer regulations than traditional public schools and the “school competition” model they promote will endanger the health of the entire community.
Statement from UTLA on LAUSD’s Student Vaccine Policy
(Just Now) UTLA is in full support of the decision by the School Board and Interim Superintendent Megan Reilly to require full COVID-19 vaccination for all eligible students. UTLA made this demand at the bargaining table, publicly called for this action, and take pride in continuing to lead on issues of safety in our schools.
Accelerated Schools Approve Agreement, End Strike UTLA
(4 days ago) Teachers at three south Los Angeles charter schools operated by The Accelerated Schools voted today to approve a new labor agreement and to formally call for an end to their historic eight-day strike. With 78 educators casting ballots, 77 votes were yes (98.7%).
Competing visions for public education UTLA
(Just Now) Community allies in Reclaim Our Schools LA, meanwhile, are canvassing and flyering 50 school neighborhoods every two weeks, in a massive coordinated outreach effort that moves progressively across the city. All the while, our members are doing the quiet but absolutely essential work of building the Parent Support Lists, gathering parent contact
UTLA Statement on new CDC guidelines for returning to in
(8 days ago) We applaud the CDC’s efforts for a national strategy to return to in-person instruction, but the new guidelines released on February 12 do not do enough to address the specific challenges of large urban school districts like LAUSD. And most troubling is that it does not require vaccinations for school staff, six-foot distancing in all schools, nor improved ventilation as a key mitigation
School Board Approves Moratorium on Charters UTLA
(7 days ago) The California Charter Schools Association bused students to the meeting, leaving a day of instruction behind to attend. CCSA did so under the false pretense that the board was considering a ban of charter schools. Teary eyed students talked during public comment, thinking that their school would be closed if the resolution passed.
Dangerous COVID-19 surge leads to hard shutdown of L.A
(8 days ago) Dangerous COVID-19 surge leads to hard shutdown of L.A. public schools. Print this page. Because of coronavirus surges, school-organized conditioning that began in November for these football players at Taft High will be on hold till at least January as L.A. campuses begin a hard shutdown for student services. (Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times)
UTLA response to false media reports on union’s bargaining
(6 days ago) July 21, 2020. Since last week, there have been false media reports, fueled by right-wing propagandists, claiming that Los Angeles educators are refusing to return to work until we abolish the police and charter schools. This is incorrect and damaging, and we want to correct the record.
Measure EE: Quality Schools for All UTLA
(1 days ago) On June 4, voters living in LAUSD boundaries will cast ballots on Measure EE, Quality Schools for All — a per-square-foot parcel tax on habitable structures. Passing Measure EE is a critical step in our 20 by 20 campaign to reach $20,000 in per-pupil funding by the year 2020.
UNITED TEACHERS LOS ANGELES Package Bargaining …
(3 days ago) In year-round schools UTLA may also designate one employee to serve as Chapter Chair during the periods of time when the Chapter Chair is off-track. To facilitate communication, they shall meet together with the site administrator whenever reasonably possible. At the school sites the UTLA Chapter Chair is the
UTLA PROPOSAL FOR NECESSARY CONDITIONS TO …
(Just Now) schools will provide in-person instruction for LAUSD students in a hybrid model, all bargaining unit members scheduled to physically return to a school or work site, with the exception of substitute teachers not working a long-term assignment, shall be provided the
FAQ: Shifting police funding to student needs
(4 days ago) • Schools are less safe with school police. Students of color feel more unsafe, and students are less likely to confide in adults (Howard University 2018 and University of Tennessee 2016) • The presence of school police has a detrimental impact on the achievement of students of color, especially Black
Black Lives Matter Forum UTLA
(2 days ago) 2018-02-24T17:30:00 2018-02-24T22:30:00 UTC Black Lives Matter Forum An UTLA endorsed event to affirm the humanity of our students, teach students to oppose racism, fight the school to prison pipeline and end random searches in LAUSD schools. Los Angeles Trade Tech, 400 Washington Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90015 Cecily Myart-Cruz [email protected]net.