A Teachers Strike Is Coming to L.A. Here's What You Need to Know.The looming strike of some 30,000 L.A. school teachers–the first strike of its kind since 1989–raises lots of questions for students, parents, and concerned observers. What exactly is going to happen when the bell rings on Monday and members of the United Teachers…
As January 10 Approaches, L.A. Teachers Explain Why They Support the StrikeOn Saturday, December 15, demonstrators took to the streets of Los Angeles to demand, among other things, smaller class sizes, more support staff, and a pay raise for teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District. The March for Public Education was organized by…
How Proper Urban Planning Can Cure What Ails Los Angeles USC’S School of Architecture is known for producing one-of-a-kind thinkers—Paul Williams, Frank Gehry, and Thom Mayne are just a few of the visionaries who cut their teeth at the century-old institution. But Milton Curry, who was named dean in the spring of 2017, wants his…
8 Fun Classes for Grownups With Back-to-School FOMO Like most of us, your social media feeds have probably become a steady stream of children standing beside school buses or holding chalkboard signs that say “Class of 2029!” (or some other impossibly futuristic graduation date). Yes, it’s back-to-school season and we recognize that you might be…
Who Is LAUSD's Newest Superintendent? Meet Austin Beutner Being superintendent of the Los angeles Unified School District could well be America’s hardest public-sector job. Responsible for educating half a million kids, many of whom struggle to meet state math and English standards, in 1,200 schools and centers spread across 31 municipalities, LAUSD is a sprawling…
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