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Thousands of LAUSD Teachers Boycott Faculty Meetings in Contact Dispute

Thousands of LAUSD teachers boycotted faculty meetings Tuesday, despite threats that they pay would be docked. The walkout was part of the teacher`s union ongoing push for a new contract. 33 more words

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Thousands Of LAUSD Educators To Boycott After-School Faculty Meetings In Ongoing Contract Dispute

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — In an escalating dispute between teachers and the L.A. Unified School District, educators announced that they’ll gather Tuesday to boycott faculty meetings. 72 more words

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Facing Budget Deficit, LAUSD To Consider Layoffs For 609 Employees

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles Unified School District Board, facing a nearly $160 million budget deficit, will consider authorizing layoff warning notices for 609 teachers, counselors and social workers at its board meeting Tuesday. 400 more words

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Teachers Union Rally in Downtown L.A. Draws Thousands in Call for Contract Demands

The sign hanging around Luis Blazer’s neck listed the reason he was standing outside with thousands of teachers Thursday evening, calling on the country’s second-largest school district to accept the demands of United Teachers Los Angeles. 106 more words

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Los Angeles teachers, union leaders rally amid stalled talks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dressed in red and raising signs into the air, thousands of teachers filled a downtown Los Angeles park Thursday to demand higher wages and smaller class sizes amid stalled contract negotiations. 640 more words

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LAUSD Officials Warn Potential Teachers Strike Could Mean 'Catastrophic' Layoffs

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — Officials with the Los Angeles Unified school district (LAUSD) are preparing for the possibility of a teachers strike amid an escalating rift over higher wages, smaller class sizes and evaluations. 261 more words

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LAUSD Teachers Picket For Higher Salaries, Smaller Class Sizes

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Unionized Los Angeles Unified School district teachers picketed before classes Thursday to continue their push for higher salaries and smaller class sizes, but the district contends the union’s salary demand could lead to layoffs and service cuts. 261 more words

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