Successful appeal put teacher in LAUSD’s top 10 salary list
The release of salary records for all LA Unified employees by the Los Angeles Daily News on Friday produced a list of the district’s highest paid officials in 2014, with one apparent anomaly: an elementary school teacher. While nine of the top ten earners are headquarters administrators, starting with former Superintendent John Deasy, who made $439,998 the year...
By Vanessa Romo | March 23, 2015
2 percent bonus arrives for school principals, plus others
More than 13,000 LA Unified employees of labor groups that struck new contract deals with the district are receiving a 2 percent lump sum payment this week. Among those that found the extra bump in their bank accounts are members of the Associated Administrators of Los Angeles (AALA), which includes school principals, assistant principals, administrators...
By Vanessa Romo | September 17, 2014
Compare: LAUSD teacher salary competitive with other CA cities
The Los Angeles Unified school district offers competitive teacher salaries compared to other large districts in the state of California. That’s according to the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), a nonprofit which complies data from across the country. Despite a recent press report indicating LAUSD was below the average, it turns out on many...
By LA School Report | September 15, 2014
Strike talk emerges on Caputo-Pearl’s first day as union chief
Alex Caputo-Pearl today assumed the office of President of United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA), a union battling with LA Unified for a larger salary increase than the two percent the district has offered. UTLA remains one of the last of the district’s labor partners to reach agreement on a contract. The teachers had initially asked...
By LA School Report | July 1, 2014