President's Perspective
UTLA’s Modus Operandi: Coalition Building for Power

It was an inspiring scene in front of Arminta Street Elementary School in the East San Fernando Valley on March 16. I was marching and chanting with Arminta Street teacher Debbie Schneider-Solis, her co-workers, and a great group of Arminta parents to protest a potential Prop. 39 co-location by Celerity charter.

PACE
Phone-Bank/Canvass for Zimmer & Padilla

It is urgent we contact as many voters as possible to elect Imelda Padilla and re-elect Steve Zimmer to the Los Angeles School Board, as educators face historic attacks billionaires and privatizers like Eli Broad and the charter lobby, California Charter Schools Association, who want to buy our school board.

News
California Alliance for Community Schools

A new coalition representing of eight California teacher unions unites parents, community, educators, and students together in our commitment to transforming public education in ways that contribute to a more just, equitable, and participatory society.

Media Coverage
No al ingreso de una escuela chárter dentro de un campus del LAUSD

Maritza García, junto a sus dos hijos, tomaron hoy pancartas de protesta y convocaron a un grupo de padres y estudiantes frente al auditorio de la primaria Magnolia Avenue, cerca del centro de Los Ángeles, para demostrar su oposición al ingreso de una escuela chárter en su campus.

Media Coverage
Protestas en Contra de Escualas "Charter"

Hoy se llevó a cabo una marcha North Hollywood a favor de los proyectos de ley estatales que se oponen a las escuelas expresé desconocidas- se trata de los proyectos presentados la asamblea estatal y el pesebre 808 en el senado los participantes se oponen a estos centros por el hecho de que se eliminan recursos de las escuelas regulares para dárselos a ésta el medio de una gran controversia se escuchamos a la candidata la junta de educación imelda padilla.

Media Coverage
No Queieren Escualas "Charter"

Padres de una escuela primaria le piden a su distrito escolar que reconsideren la posibilidad de ocupar algunas de sus aulas para una escuela Charter. Manifestantes insisten con que es parte de una política más amplia para impulsar las escuelas Charter y lo calificaron como un negocio. (Elementary school parents are asking their school district to reconsider the possibility of occupying some of their classrooms for a charter school. Protesters insist that it is part of a broader policy to boost Charter schools and branded it as a business.)

Press Release
Protecting Our Students Against Unaccountable Charter Schools

Parents, students and community leaders will rally around two state bills AB 1478 and SB 808 aimed at school accountability and local control. They will also be calling for rescinding offers of co-location to Celerity charter schools, currently under local and federal investigation for fraud, corruption, embezzlement, financial malfeasance and conflicts of interest.

Media Coverage
Braddock Prostest - Padres de familia realizaron una protesta "contra Charter Schools"

Padres de familia realizaron una protesta pacifico, el distrito escolar se oponen que integre una escuela charter, hay tres diferentes programas y uno mas podria crear sobre poblacion estudiantil y de recursos. Los padres estamos en contra de eso porque quieren venir y va a ser otra escuela completamente separada dentro de nuestra escuela.