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California Dreamin’ and Livin’

*This is the sixth guest blog post for the Longhorn Abroad series. Journalism senior Olivia Suarez studied at UTLA. Forty minutes into the hike to the Hollywood Sign, I wondered if my recently new friends and I would ever reach the top. 1,305 more words


Teachers Union Reaches Agreement With LAUSD

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The union representing LAUSD teachers voted Friday night to accept an agreement with the district.

It includes a 10 percent salary increase over two years and caps on class sizes. 15 more words


Teachers Union Calls On LAUSD To Rescind More Than 600 Layoff Notices

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Hearings are underway Monday before an administrative law judge to determine whether the Los Angeles Unified School District can go forward with laying off more than 600 employees. 194 more words


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


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


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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