JUST IN: LA Unified, citing new money, ups its offer to teachers
* UPDATED Bolstered by a more robust state budget, LA Unified today said it was doubling its offer to union teachers for a raise. The latest salary proposal, unveiled during today’s contract negotiations, is a four percent boost across all salary bases. The offer comes on the heels of Governor Jerry Brown’s 2015-16 proposed state budget, which is...
By Vanessa Romo | January 14, 2015
UTLA calls for smaller class sizes at a morning press event
United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) President Alex Caputo-Pearl appeared at a press conference today outside North Hollywood High School where he and other speakers focused on the union’s demand for smaller class sizes in its ongoing fight for a new contract. Caputo-Pearl said that the most fundamental thing the union wants to communicate is “that our...
By Craig Clough | October 21, 2014