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UTLA’s 85-member Expanded Bargaining Team met with LAUSD yesterday. Here are the latest updates on our proposals:


UTLA: 20% increase over 2 years

LAUSD: 8% increase over 2 years

Class Size

UTLA: Reduce class sizes by 4 in all grades at all schools over 2 years

LAUSD: Reduce class sizes in one grade at only 100 schools

Student Support Staffing

UTLA: Increase student support by reducing student to PSW, PSA, and School Psychologist ratios to 350:1 and the student to secondary counselor ratio to 300:1 over 2 years

LAUSD: Rejected

Special Education

UTLA: Enforceable class size caps, reduce autism class sizes by 2 students, limit SDC classes to 2 grade levels, and 3 paid release days per semester for IEP assessments

LAUSD: 3 paid release days per year for IEP assessments and rejection of the rest of these proposals


UTLA: Elimination of combination classes

LAUSD: Rejected

Hours, Duties, & Work Year

UTLA: 6-hour onsite obligation for non-classroom employees and prep time for elementary teachers

LAUSD: Rejected and proposed adding 1 hour of on site duty every Monday & Thursday

Master Plan

UTLA: Expand and increase differentials for multilingual and dual language educators, and include ASL in differential eligibility

LAUSD: Stipend for teaching target language in Dual Language & New Comer programs

Shared Decision Making

UTLA: Provide Local School Leadership Councils with control over most site budget money

LAUSD: Rejected


UTLA: Eliminate tests not required by the state or federal government

LAUSD: Rejected

Community Schools

Expand Community Schools from 34 to 171 and provide ongoing funding

LAUSD: Rejected

Black Student Achievement Plan

UTLA: Increase student support staffing and provide stipends to attract and retain educators at BSAP schools

LAUSD: Rejected

Equity in Schools

UTLA: Create Equity System to identify foundational needs for every school and prohibit any internal voucher system like SCF

LAUSD: Rejected

Healthy Green Schools

UTLA: Implement Climate Literacy Curriculum, convert to all electric bus fleet, install solar panels and EV chargers, and remove lead from all school drinking water

LAUSD: Rejected