Thursday February 21, 2019
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BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 2/01/19
As of January 29, UTLA strike victories continue. At a contentious public LAUSD meeting the Board voted 5-1 for a “moratorium on new charter schools.”
BY Marisol Marquez | LA, California | 1/22/19
This morning, January 22, LA Mayor Garcetti, the Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent (and former Wall Street banker) Austin Beutner, along with United Teachers of Los Angeles President Alex Caputo-Pearl announced a deal.
BY staff | LA, CA | 1/20/19
More than 30,000 striking teachers, along with supporters, parents and students rallied at City Hall, January 18, to press for a decent contract and oppose attempts to privatize public education.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 1/18/19
Day five of UTLA teachers strike started with citywide enthusiastic picketing at all LAUSD schools, January 18.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 1/17/19
Citywide, UTLA teachers and parents continue the strong momentum and LAUSD politicians are feeling the pressure.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 1/17/19
On day 3 of the UTLA teachers strike, seven regional rallies were held citywide, resulted in major street shutdowns. In East LA, East Area UTLA teachers held a loud enthusiastic rally at Soto Street in front of the LAUSD East Area offices.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 1/16/19
Arriving at 4:30 a.m. to confront scabs, a large crowd of teachers, parents, students and allies showed up for the picket lines at Breed Street Elementary, January 15, day two of the UTLA teachers strike.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 1/16/19
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU).
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 1/15/19
At 6 a.m., January 14, over 50 teachers, students, parents and supporters joined the picket line at Breed Street Elementary. Breed Street Elementary, in the Boyle Heights neighborhood, is under attack by the mega-charter corporation Kipp Charter. Kipp Charter is trying to build a new charter school only one block away from Breed Street.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 1/06/19
Residents of the Boyle Heights neighborhood, joined by families of students of local public schools, announced, at a January 5 press conference and picket, the filing of a lawsuit in Superior Court against the city of Los Angeles and KIPP Promesa charter school to stop the mega project.
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