LA Teachers Make “Upstarts” List

Who: A self-appointed caucus of progressive teachers within the 38,000- member United Teachers Los Angeles union.

What: Currently holds more than 25 percent of the 350 seats in the UTLA House of Representatives, and helped elect a reform-friendly UTLA president last year. Has inspired similar factions in other districts..

via Atlantic Magazine: The Education Upstarts. Other groups mentioned include StudentsFirst, Educators For Excellence, and Democrats For Education Reform.

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