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Morning Read: UTLA counting votes after asking members to raise dues

LA School Report | February 10, 2016



L.A. teachers union seeks to raise dues as it fights a charter school push
This week the union asked its 32,000 members — down from 45,000 in 2008 — to raise their dues by nearly a third. The votes will be counted Wednesday.
Los Angeles Times, by Howard Blume


ICE agents won’t be going onto Los Angeles public school campuses
A new LAUSD school board resolution directs school staff members not to let any federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents enter school campuses.
Los Angeles Times, by Sonali Kohli


Los Angeles teachers union seeks to re-negotiate evaluation system
The proposal could spell more change for the district’s teacher evaluation system, which the union says has been in “transition” in recent years.
KPCC, by Kyle Stokes


California worries about the price of education
California still ranked 41st in the nation for per-pupil spending in 2013, the most recent year available.
CALmatters, by Judy Lin


Transgender issue roils high school
The Poway Unified School District board meeting was packed Tuesday night with people raising a broad array of questions about student rights.
San Diego Union-Tribune, by Gary Warth


Patt Morrison interviews LAUSD Superintendent Michelle King
After some off-the-chart outsiders, like a Colorado governor and a former vice admiral, the newest chief couldn’t be more of an insider. What light of her own will she shine?
Los Angeles Times, by Pat Morrison

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